A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 35 km WSW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 48.2 km, 177.1232° East, 51.972° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:30:11 / 11:30 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 30/04/16 / 2016-04-30 08:30:11 / April 30, 2016 @ 8:30 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13505094, us10005cpc. Id of event: us10005cpc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.2 km (30 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 35 km WSW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska.
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