A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 70 km SW of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska (43 miles) on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: at00o7ea2c. Unique identifier: at00o7ea2c. Exact location of event, longitude -153.614 West, latitude 60.027 North, depth = 159 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Redoubt Volcano in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 159 km (99 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 14:49:24 / 2:49 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/05/16 / 2016-05-18 22:49:24 / May 18, 2016 @ 10:49 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-seven 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.
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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: 70 km SW of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska.
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