A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 50 km ENE of Atka, Alaska (31 miles) on Monday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:40:50 / 10:40 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 20:40:50 / September 11, 2017 @ 8:40 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 65.69 km (41 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -173.477 West, latitude 52.2896 North, depth = 65.69 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16818340, us2000akbz. Unique identifier: us2000akbz. 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 eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 50 km ENE of Atka, Alaska.
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