A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 66 km ESE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (41 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.02 km (23 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:50:45 / 5:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -169.7401° West, latitude 52.5002° North, depth = 37.02 km. Global time and date of event 21/10/15 / 2015-10-21 04:50:45 / October 21, 2015 @ 4:50 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10003q5a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003q5a.
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 three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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 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: 66 km ESE of Yunaska Island, Alaska.
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