A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 124 km WNW of Attu Station, Alaska (77 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.72 km (16 miles). Global time and date of event 20/07/17 / 2017-07-20 04:24:43 / July 20, 2017 @ 4:24 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:24:43 / 3:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 25.72 km, 171.5266° East, 53.3488° North. Unique identifier: us20009yc3. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009yc3.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 124 km WNW of Attu Station, Alaska.
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