A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 41 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (25 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 12:22:08 / January 24, 2016 @ 12:22 pm. The temblor was picked up at 01:22:08 / 1:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -170.5392 West, latitude 52.2671 North, depth = 41.21 km. Id of earthquake: us20004vre. Event ids that are associated: ak12497645, us20004vre. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.21 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 41 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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