A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 81 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska (50 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 15/01/16 / 2016-01-15 07:26:56 / January 15, 2016 @ 7:26 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004etf. Id of event: us10004etf. Exact location, longitude -166.787° West, latitude 53.1546° North, depth = 17.46 km. The temblor was detected at 20:26:56 / 8:26 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.46 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty 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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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. 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: 81 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska.
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