A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 131 km SSE of Unalaska, Alaska (81 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 27/09/17 / 2017-09-27 17:14:09 / September 27, 2017 @ 5:14 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:14:09 / 6:14 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -165.472 West, latitude 52.8816 North, depth = 25.6 km. Id of earthquake: ak16922978. Event ids that are associated: ak16922978.
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 eight and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 131 km SSE of Unalaska, Alaska.
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