A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 61 km N of Amatignak Island, Alaska (38 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.2273 West, latitude 51.8079 North, depth = 87.77 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007a70. Unique identifier: us10007a70. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/11/16 / 2016-11-18 19:35:23 / November 18, 2016 @ 7:35 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:35:23 / 7:35 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 87.77 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 seven and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 61 km N of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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