A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 152 km SW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (94 miles). Global time and date of event 11/02/16 / 2016-02-11 22:08:23 / February 11, 2016 @ 10:08 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 179.1214° East, 50.4692° North, depth 33.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.7 km (21 miles). Event id: us20004zl6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004zl6. The temblor was detected at 10:08:23 / 10:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-two 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. 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. 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: 152 km SW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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