A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 215 km NW of Attu Station, Alaska (134 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:14:23 / 10:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 170.5363 East, latitude 53.9627 North, depth = 28.4 km. Unique identifier: us20005bt6. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005bt6. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/03/16 / 2016-03-19 23:14:23 / March 19, 2016 @ 11:14 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 28.4 km (18 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 215 km NW of Attu Station, Alaska.
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