A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 120 km NE of Fort Yukon, Alaska (75 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:20:25 / 8:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/11/17 / 2017-11-17 17:20:25 / November 17, 2017 @ 5:20 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: ak17267578. Event ids that are associated: ak17267578. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.3 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -143.3094 West, latitude 67.3267 North, depth = 6.3 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 120 km NE of Fort Yukon, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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