A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 30 km W of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (19 miles) on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 12:44:22 / 12:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 138.62 km (86 miles). Exact location of event, depth 138.62 km, 179.1583° East, 51.9973° North. Unique identifier: us200050cj. Ids that are associated to the event: us200050cj, ak12798741. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 05/02/16 / 2016-02-05 22:44:22 / February 5, 2016 @ 10:44 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 30 km W of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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