A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 118 km S of Larsen Bay, Alaska (73 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Larsen Bay in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63.2 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -153.9612° West, 56.4784° North, depth 63.2 km. The temblor was reported at 15:20:14 / 3:20 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak11639423. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00nqu0tr, ak11639423, us10002mxa. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/07/15 / 2015-07-01 23:20:14 / July 1, 2015 @ 11:20 pm.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 118 km S of Larsen Bay, Alaska.
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