A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 89 km S of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (55 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 179.5934° East, 51.1487° North, depth 35 km. The temblor was reported at 04:08:39 / 4:08 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20004z19. Event ids that are associated: us20004z19. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/02/16 / 2016-02-09 16:08:39 / February 9, 2016 @ 4:08 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. 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: 89 km S of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska.
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