A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 61 km W of Amatignak Island, Alaska (38 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/08/17 / 2017-08-23 00:10:55 / August 23, 2017 @ 12:10 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -179.9713° West, 51.1629° North, depth 39.34 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:10:55 / 12:10 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000aatv. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16626398, us2000aatv. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.34 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 61 km W of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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