A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 111 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (69 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30.99 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000auh7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17090587, us1000auh7. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/10/17 / 2017-10-20 09:27:03 / October 20, 2017 @ 9:27 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 22:27:03 / 10:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -169.8547° West, latitude 51.7741° North, depth = 30.99 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 ten, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 111 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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