A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 135 km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (84 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/10/15 / 2015-10-06 00:08:54 / October 6, 2015 @ 12:08 am. Exact location of earthquake, -156.8462° West, 57.0276° North, depth 16 km. The temblor was reported at 16:08:54 / 4:08 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003kl5, ak11731794. Unique identifier: ak11731794. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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 NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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