A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 20 km NNW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (12 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 99.8 km (62 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:53:48 / 9:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 178.4319 East, latitude 52.1306 North, depth = 99.8 km. Event id: us20005cz8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005cz8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/03/16 / 2016-03-21 18:53:48 / March 21, 2016 @ 6:53 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km NNW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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