A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 74 km E of Cape Yakataga, Alaska (46 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 14:59:49 / 2:59 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Cape Yakataga in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -141.113 West, latitude 60.1814 North, depth = 0 km. Id of earthquake: ak14796001. Event ids that are associated: at00oithbr, ak14796001. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/12/16 / 2016-12-26 23:59:49 / December 26, 2016 @ 11:59 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 74 km E of Cape Yakataga, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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