A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 93 km S of Atka, Alaska (58 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.1897 West, latitude 51.3529 North, depth = 17.15 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/03/16 / 2016-03-21 15:43:42 / March 21, 2016 @ 3:43 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.15 km (11 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13033324, us20005bg8. Id of event: us20005bg8. The temblor was reported at 03:43:42 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days one hundred, in the past 30 days one hundred and four and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-three 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 93 km S of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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