A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 138 km S of False Pass, Alaska (86 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak14337552, us100077tw. Unique identifier: us100077tw. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/11/16 / 2016-11-14 19:40:40 / November 14, 2016 @ 7:40 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.9 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 08:40:40 / 8:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -163.3235° West, 53.6118° North, depth 25.9 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 138 km S of False Pass, Alaska.
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