A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 56 km N of Chirikof Island, Alaska (35 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:40:51 / 12:40 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 30/09/16 / 2016-09-30 10:40:51 / September 30, 2016 @ 10:40 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.1 km (27 miles). Unique identifier: ak14110079. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14110079. Exact location of event, longitude -155.5401 West, latitude 56.3303 North, depth = 43.1 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 56 km N of Chirikof Island, Alaska.
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