A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 81 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (50 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.976 West, latitude 52.0498 North, depth = 29.97 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.97 km (19 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000awbw. Id of event: us2000awbw. The temblor was detected at 14:26:45 / 2:26 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/09/17 / 2017-09-29 01:26:45 / September 29, 2017 @ 1:26 am UTC/GMT.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 81 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska.
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