A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 45 km WSW of Atka, Alaska (28 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:32:12 / 4:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/12/20 / 2020-12-17 16:32:12 / December 17, 2020 @ 4:32 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000crui. Unique identifier: us7000crui. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 80.04 km (50 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -174.8141 West, latitude 52.0352 North, depth = 80.04 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 45 km WSW of Atka, Alaska.
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