A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 117 km SW of Buldir Island, Alaska (73 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 10:35:33 / 10:35 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.47 km (21 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 174.6959° East, 51.6245° North, depth 33.47 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004ej0. Unique identifier: us10004ej0. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/01/16 / 2016-01-09 22:35:33 / January 9, 2016 @ 10:35 pm UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 117 km SW of Buldir Island, Alaska.
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