A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 16 km NE of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (10 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude 179.734° East, latitude 52.0714° North, depth = 177.25 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:28:08 / 12:28 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 177.25 km (110 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/10/16 / 2016-10-15 21:28:08 / October 15, 2016 @ 9:28 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14254309, us20007fnq. Id of event: us20007fnq.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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: 16 km NE of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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