A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 72 km ESE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (45 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/01/16 / 2016-01-19 18:16:33 / January 19, 2016 @ 6:16 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -169.7392° West, 52.3449° North, depth 51.38 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:16:33 / 7:16 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12472962, us10004fnw. Id of event: us10004fnw. The epicenter was at a depth of 51.38 km (32 miles).
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 four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 72 km ESE of Yunaska Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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