A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 95 km SW of Atka, Alaska (59 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 19:09:35 / May 17, 2020 @ 7:09 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36.48 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -175.226 West, latitude 51.6199 North, depth = 36.48 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70009j2n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009j2n. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:09:35 / 7:09 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-five 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 earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 95 km SW of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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