A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 88 km S of Atka, Alaska (55 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.0041 West, latitude 51.4125 North, depth = 24.2 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12970003, us10004x3g. Unique identifier: us10004x3g. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.2 km (15 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:29:20 / 9:29 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/03/16 / 2016-03-12 21:29:20 / March 12, 2016 @ 9:29 pm. 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 seventy-seven, in the last 10 days eighty, in the past 30 days eighty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 88 km S of Atka, Alaska.
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