A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 149 km SSE of Larsen Bay, Alaska (93 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:53:49 / 4:53 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 23 km (14 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/09/16 / 2016-09-10 02:53:49 / September 10, 2016 @ 2:53 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: at00od9pdp. Event ids that are associated: at00od9pdp. Exact location of event, longitude -153.217 West, latitude 56.268 North, depth = 23 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Larsen Bay in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 149 km SSE of Larsen Bay, Alaska.
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