A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 96 km S of Atka, Alaska (60 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 14.4 km, -173.9738° West, 51.3394° North. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:00:30 / 10:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/03/16 / 2016-03-19 22:00:30 / March 19, 2016 @ 10:00 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.4 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13010729, us20005b4a. Unique identifier: us20005b4a. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days ninety-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and two and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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 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. 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: 96 km S of Atka, Alaska.
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