A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 40 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (25 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003l46. Id of event: us10003l46. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.6351 West, latitude 51.1175 North, depth = 51.71 km. Global time and date of event 08/10/15 / 2015-10-08 13:23:01 / October 8, 2015 @ 1:23 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 01:23:01 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 51.71 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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