A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 53 km SW of Atka, Alaska (33 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.6448 West, latitude 51.806 North, depth = 72.42 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/03/21 / 2021-03-01 16:32:03 / March 1, 2021 @ 4:32 pm. The temblor was reported at 16:32:03 / 4:32 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000del5. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000del5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 72.42 km (45 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 53 km SW of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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