A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 45 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska (28 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.68 km (7 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:29:03 / 8:29 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15643555, us10008f8z. Id of event: us10008f8z. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -163.1716 West, latitude 54.4646 North, depth = 11.68 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/03/17 / 2017-03-27 17:29:03 / March 27, 2017 @ 5:29 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 45 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska.
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