A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 70 km S of Yunaska Island, Alaska (43 miles). Unique identifier: us2000buq4. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000buq4. Exact location, longitude -170.5739° West, latitude 52.005° North, depth = 37.63 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 37.63 km (23 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:33:48 / 4:33 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 27/11/17 / 2017-11-27 03:33:48 / November 27, 2017 @ 3:33 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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: 70 km S of Yunaska Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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