A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 55 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (34 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/11/17 / 2017-11-28 17:47:50 / November 28, 2017 @ 5:47 pm 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: ak17398811, us2000bvit. Unique identifier: us2000bvit. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63.22 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 178.2218 East, latitude 51.4858 North, depth = 63.22 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:47:50 / 5:47 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 55 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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