A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 92 km N of Chignik Lake, Alaska (57 miles). Global time and date of event 24/03/17 / 2017-03-24 23:49:52 / March 24, 2017 @ 11:49 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: ak15637492. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15637492. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.8 km (16 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -158.4923° West, 57.0695° North, depth 25.8 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:49:52 / 2:49 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 92 km N of Chignik Lake, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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