A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 91 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (57 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -169.6875 West, latitude 52.0878 North, depth = 34.38 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:20:49 / 8:20 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 34.38 km (21 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/01/16 / 2016-01-05 07:20:49 / January 5, 2016 @ 7:20 am. Event id: us10004bg7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004bg7.
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 three hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 91 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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