A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 74 km E of Holy Cross, Alaska (46 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -158.3541° West, 62.3025° North, depth 7.5 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 7.5 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/09/16 / 2016-09-29 16:43:49 / September 29, 2016 @ 4:43 pm. Id of earthquake: ak14098988. Event ids that are associated: ak14098988. The temblor was detected at 08:43:49 / 8:43 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one 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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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: 74 km E of Holy Cross, Alaska.
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