A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 31 km WSW of New Allakaket, Alaska (19 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -153.8555 West, latitude 66.5765 North, depth = 5.4 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:52:26 / 5:52 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: ak12464501. Event ids that are associated: us10004f7f, ak12464501. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.4 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/01/16 / 2016-01-17 14:52:26 / January 17, 2016 @ 2:52 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 three 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 31 km WSW of New Allakaket, Alaska.
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