A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 264 km WNW of Attu Station, Alaska (164 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:41:44 / 5:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/09/17 / 2017-09-15 18:41:44 / September 15, 2017 @ 6:41 pm. Event id: us2000anjh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000anjh. Exact location, longitude 169.72° East, latitude 54.0122° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 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 two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: 264 km WNW of Attu Station, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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