A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 156 km WNW of Attu Station, Alaska (97 miles). Exact location, longitude 170.9298° East, latitude 53.206° North, depth = 32.92 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/08/17 / 2017-08-26 17:14:06 / August 26, 2017 @ 5:14 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 32.92 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ad6y. Id of event: us2000ad6y. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:14:06 / 4:14 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 156 km WNW of Attu Station, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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