A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 54 km SSW of Buldir Island, Alaska (34 miles). Unique identifier: us10005gki. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005gki. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:56:53 / 10:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.65 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/05/16 / 2016-05-03 22:56:53 / May 3, 2016 @ 10:56 pm. Exact location, longitude 175.5286° East, latitude 51.9326° North, depth = 46.65 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 54 km SSW of Buldir Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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