A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 61 km ENE of Atka, Alaska (38 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 186.2 km, -173.419° West, 52.464° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12302047, us10004a5u. Unique identifier: us10004a5u. The temblor was picked up at 19:11:05 / 7:11 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/12/15 / 2015-12-25 07:11:05 / December 25, 2015 @ 7:11 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 186.2 km (116 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 61 km ENE of Atka, Alaska.
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