A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 61 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska (38 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/10/16 / 2016-10-15 20:34:45 / October 15, 2016 @ 8:34 pm. The temblor was reported at 09:34:45 / 9:34 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20007eem. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007eem. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41.68 km (26 miles). Exact location of event, depth 41.68 km, -171.2906° West, 51.9401° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 four and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 61 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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