A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 88 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (55 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.4 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20005lke. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13494316, us20005lke. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.589 West, latitude 51.44 North, depth = 26.4 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/04/16 / 2016-04-25 14:34:07 / April 25, 2016 @ 2:34 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 02:34:07 / 2:34 am (local time epicenter).
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 eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 88 km SSW of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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