A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 58 km NNW of Atka, Alaska (36 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 00:42:04 / 12:42 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000aaxv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aaxv. Exact location of earthquake, -174.4064° West, 52.7101° North, depth 171.85 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 171.85 km (107 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/08/17 / 2017-08-23 12:42:04 / August 23, 2017 @ 12:42 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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