A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 32 km NNW of Atka, Alaska (20 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16799943, us2000ajf7. Id of event: us2000ajf7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 237.56 km (148 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 13:42:41 / September 10, 2017 @ 1:42 pm. Exact location of event, depth 237.56 km, -174.3526° West, 52.4771° North. The temblor was detected at 03:42:41 / 3:42 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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. 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: 32 km NNW of Atka, Alaska.
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