A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 90 km S of Atka, Alaska (56 miles). The temblor was picked up at 14:31:35 / 2:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005ay1. Id of event: us20005ay1. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/03/16 / 2016-03-19 02:31:35 / March 19, 2016 @ 2:31 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -174.1391° West, 51.3832° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 90 km S of Atka, Alaska.
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