A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 91 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (57 miles) on Monday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:46:39 / 7:46 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/04/16 / 2016-04-10 19:46:39 / April 10, 2016 @ 7:46 pm. Unique identifier: us20005gus. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005gus. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 48.29 km, 179.6762° East, 50.9542° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.29 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. 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: 91 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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