A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 32 km NNW of Noatak, Alaska (20 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.2 km (9 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: ak13428667. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13428667. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/04/16 / 2016-04-12 20:50:00 / April 12, 2016 @ 8:50 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -163.1525 West, latitude 67.8492 North, depth = 15.2 km. The temblor was detected at 12:50:00 / 12:50 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 32 km NNW of Noatak, Alaska.
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