A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 66 km ESE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (41 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -169.7456° West, 52.491° North, depth 35 km. Event id: us10004r0k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004r0k. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/02/16 / 2016-02-19 11:26:55 / February 19, 2016 @ 11:26 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:26:55 / 12:26 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km ESE of Yunaska Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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