A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 65 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (40 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.09 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak17021094, us1000aqn4. Unique identifier: us1000aqn4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 33.09 km, -170.1567° West, 52.1395° North. The temblor was reported at 21:23:03 / 9:23 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 12/10/17 / 2017-10-12 08:23:03 / October 12, 2017 @ 8:23 am UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 65 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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