A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 53 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska (33 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.06 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 06:38:20 / 6:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 49.06 km, -165.4261° West, 53.7054° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/11/17 / 2017-11-22 17:38:20 / November 22, 2017 @ 5:38 pm. Event id: us2000bt0x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bt0x, ak17381026.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 53 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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