A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 97 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (60 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 178.9415 East, latitude 51.1163 North, depth = 23.02 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/03/17 / 2017-03-15 22:26:16 / March 15, 2017 @ 10:26 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:26:16 / 10:26 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20008slc. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15501485, us20008slc. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.02 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
Did you feel it?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 97 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.