A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 52 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska (32 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/09/16 / 2016-09-15 11:57:27 / September 15, 2016 @ 11:57 am. Exact location of earthquake, -178.3676° West, 51.1896° North, depth 38.41 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.41 km (24 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006psa. Id of event: us10006psa. The temblor was picked up at 23:57:27 / 11:57 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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