A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 116 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (72 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/10/15 / 2015-10-21 07:45:54 / October 21, 2015 @ 7:45 am. The temblor was picked up at 19:45:54 / 7:45 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.23 km (15 miles). Exact location, longitude 179.339° East, latitude 50.8824° North, depth = 24.23 km. Unique identifier: us10003q5r. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003q5r. 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 one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 116 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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