A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 23 km WSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (14 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:05:15 / 8:05 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/11/17 / 2017-11-24 18:05:15 / November 24, 2017 @ 6:05 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak17398460, us2000bvdv. Unique identifier: us2000bvdv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 147.43 km (92 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 178.1763° East, latitude 51.8799° North, depth = 147.43 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 23 km WSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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