A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 76 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska (47 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:29:56 / 8:29 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 53.01 km, -162.8305° West, 54.2936° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 53.01 km (33 miles). Id of earthquake: us20005c29. Event ids that are associated: ak13058141, us20005c29. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/03/16 / 2016-03-23 16:29:56 / March 23, 2016 @ 4:29 pm.
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 two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 76 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska.
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