A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 135 km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (84 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 06/10/15 / 2015-10-06 00:08:53 / October 6, 2015 @ 12:08 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.23 km (9 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10003kl5, ak11731794. Unique identifier: us10003kl5. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:08:53 / 4:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 15.23 km, -157.067° West, 57.0401° North.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-one 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 135 km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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