A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 68 km NE of Atka, Alaska (42 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 170.72 km (106 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/01/18 / 2018-01-28 06:06:25 / January 28, 2018 @ 6:06 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 170.72 km, -173.5723° West, 52.6719° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cqke. Unique identifier: us2000cqke. The temblor was picked up at 18:06:25 / 6:06 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 68 km NE of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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