A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 138 km S of False Pass, Alaska (86 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/09/16 / 2016-09-23 08:59:19 / September 23, 2016 @ 8:59 am. Exact location of event, longitude -163.6561 West, latitude 53.6174 North, depth = 21.38 km. The temblor was detected at 21:59:19 / 9:59 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.38 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10006rxc. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006rxc.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
Did you feel the quake?
Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 138 km S of False Pass, Alaska.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.