A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 74 km SW of Atka, Alaska (46 miles). Exact location of event, depth 64.95 km, -174.966° West, 51.7244° North. The temblor was picked up at 06:51:58 / 6:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/03/21 / 2021-03-03 06:51:58 / March 3, 2021 @ 6:51 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 64.95 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000df2t. Id of event: us7000df2t.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 74 km SW of Atka, Alaska.
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