A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 45 km NNE of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (28 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 20:25:50 / 8:25 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 189.89 km (118 miles). Event id: us1000arzr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17003836, us1000arzr. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/10/17 / 2017-10-10 08:25:50 / October 10, 2017 @ 8:25 am. Exact location of event, longitude 179.8221 East, latitude 52.3363 North, depth = 189.89 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 45 km NNE of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska.
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