A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 49 km N of Amatignak Island, Alaska (30 miles) on Thursday. Unique identifier: us1000atl2. Ids that are associated to the event: ak17028458, us1000atl2. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:33:32 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -179.2426° West, latitude 51.6978° North, depth = 96.41 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/10/17 / 2017-10-13 07:33:32 / October 13, 2017 @ 7:33 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 96.41 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days seven hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 49 km N of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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