A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 69 km SW of Attu Station, Alaska (43 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70005u4y. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005u4y. Exact location, longitude 172.3706° East, latitude 52.4697° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:11:04 / 5:11 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/10/19 / 2019-10-14 18:11:04 / October 14, 2019 @ 6:11 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 69 km SW of Attu Station, Alaska.
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