A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 135 km S of Atka, Alaska (84 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/09/15 / 2015-09-30 01:26:20 / September 30, 2015 @ 1:26 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 22.3 km, -173.8821° West, 50.9975° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: ak11727037, us10003kkm. Unique identifier: us10003kkm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.3 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:26:20 / 1:26 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seventy-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 135 km S of Atka, Alaska.
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