A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 56 km N of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (35 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, 179.7385° East, 52.4502° North, depth 145.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 17/01/16 / 2016-01-17 14:40:20 / January 17, 2016 @ 2:40 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 145.7 km (91 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak12487690, us10004gjh. Unique identifier: us10004gjh. The temblor was detected at 02:40:20 / 2:40 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 56 km N of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska.
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