A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 62 km W of Buldir Island, Alaska (39 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 175.0029 East, latitude 52.3427 North, depth = 58.16 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/12/15 / 2015-12-18 21:37:20 / December 18, 2015 @ 9:37 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us100048tm. Ids that are associated to the event: us100048tm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 58.16 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 09:37:20 / 9:37 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 62 km W of Buldir Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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