A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 27 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska (17 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/11/17 / 2017-11-11 11:50:48 / November 11, 2017 @ 11:50 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 50.51 km (31 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -171.0902 West, latitude 52.2607 North, depth = 50.51 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:50:48 / 12:50 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000blzd, ak17180439. Id of event: us2000blzd.
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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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