A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 69 km SSE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (43 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 00:28:19 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -178.5676° West, 50.7413° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/08/17 / 2017-08-25 12:28:19 / August 25, 2017 @ 12:28 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000abmy. Id of event: us2000abmy.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 69 km SSE of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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