A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 24 km WNW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (15 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:50:53 / 12:50 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/04/20 / 2020-04-17 10:50:53 / April 17, 2020 @ 10:50 am. Exact location of event, longitude 179.2614 East, latitude 52.0065 North, depth = 164 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 164 km (102 miles). Event id: us70008yey. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008yey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. 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: 24 km WNW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska.
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