A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 27 km NNE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (17 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:40:39 / 5:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 98.1 km, 178.6339° East, 52.1862° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/04/16 / 2016-04-20 05:40:39 / April 20, 2016 @ 5:40 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 98.1 km (61 miles). Id of earthquake: ak13487016. Event ids that are associated: ak13487016.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km NNE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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