A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 91 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (57 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.28 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000abni. Id of event: us2000abni. The temblor was reported at 23:46:44 / 11:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.95 East, latitude 51.173 North, depth = 28.28 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/08/17 / 2017-08-21 11:46:44 / August 21, 2017 @ 11:46 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 91 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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