A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 246 km ESE of Chirikof Island, Alaska (153 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -151.8134° West, 55.3175° North, depth 9.1 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:42:33 / 3:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.1 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/08/17 / 2017-08-15 01:42:33 / August 15, 2017 @ 1:42 am. Event id: ak16527139. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16527139.
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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 246 km ESE of Chirikof Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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