A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 37 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska (23 miles). Global time and date of event 09/11/17 / 2017-11-09 00:01:43 / November 9, 2017 @ 12:01 am UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:01:43 / 1:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 47.54 km, -171.0549° West, 52.1716° North. 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: ak17171351, us2000bkmd. Id of event: us2000bkmd. The epicenter was at a depth of 47.54 km (30 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 37 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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