A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 95 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (59 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:30:15 / 5:30 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -158.4004° West, latitude 57.0921° North, depth = 0 km. Id of earthquake: ak13291752. Event ids that are associated: ak13291752. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/04/16 / 2016-04-04 13:30:15 / April 4, 2016 @ 1:30 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 six, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 95 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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