A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 51 km NNW of Amukta Island, Alaska (32 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 119.9 km (75 miles). Event id: us20003l37. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11711035, us20003l37. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -171.6144° West, latitude 52.8964° North, depth = 119.9 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/09/15 / 2015-09-18 03:57:25 / September 18, 2015 @ 3:57 am. The temblor was reported at 16:57:25 / 4:57 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 51 km NNW of Amukta Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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