A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 47 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (29 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:53:02 / 1:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 43.29 km, -179.6943° West, 51.05° North. Unique identifier: us10003kb9. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003kb9. The epicenter was at a depth of 43.29 km (27 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/10/15 / 2015-10-05 01:53:02 / October 5, 2015 @ 1:53 am.
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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 47 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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