A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 74 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (46 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 53.05 km (33 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: ak12967947, us200059zv. Unique identifier: us200059zv. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/03/16 / 2016-03-11 18:16:19 / March 11, 2016 @ 6:16 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:16:19 / 8:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 53.05 km, 178.8302° East, 51.3255° North.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 74 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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