A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 148 km SSE of Larsen Bay, Alaska (92 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/09/16 / 2016-09-10 02:32:22 / September 10, 2016 @ 2:32 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.4 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Larsen Bay in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 16:32:22 / 4:32 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak13927255. Event ids that are associated: at00od9odz, ak13927255. Exact location, longitude -153.2545° West, latitude 56.2704° North, depth = 19.4 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen 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 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: 148 km SSE of Larsen Bay, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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