A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 103 km ESE of Adak, Alaska (64 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles). Event id: ak12470390. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12470390. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/01/16 / 2016-01-19 05:59:45 / January 19, 2016 @ 5:59 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 17:59:45 / 5:59 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -175.2816° West, 51.5111° North, depth 25.6 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 103 km ESE of Adak, Alaska.
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