A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 38 km NNW of Healy, Alaska (24 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.6 km (24 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:04:05 / 10:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -149.3929° West, 64.1424° North, depth 38.6 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 19:04:05 / January 14, 2016 @ 7:04 pm. Unique identifier: ak12461076. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12461076.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 38 km NNW of Healy, Alaska.
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