A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 105 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (65 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -158.0624 West, latitude 57.1165 North, depth = 3.8 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: ak13293484. Event ids that are associated: ak13293484. Global time and date of event 04/04/16 / 2016-04-04 14:00:35 / April 4, 2016 @ 2:00 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:00:35 / 6:00 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 3.8 km (2 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 105 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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