A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 90 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (56 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 13:09:22 / 1:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.9 km (10 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -174.8816 West, latitude 51.4982 North, depth = 15.9 km. Global time and date of event 16/11/17 / 2017-11-16 01:09:22 / November 16, 2017 @ 1:09 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: ak17238451. Unique identifier: ak17238451.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 90 km SSW of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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