A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 139 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (86 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.48 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/10/15 / 2015-10-13 20:16:45 / October 13, 2015 @ 8:16 pm. Id of earthquake: us10003nea. Event ids that are associated: ak11738858, us10003nea. The temblor was picked up at 08:16:45 / 8:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -173.3121° West, latitude 51.0672° North, depth = 21.48 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 139 km SSE of Atka, Alaska.
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