A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 76 km SSW of Gambell, Alaska (47 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/01/18 / 2018-01-16 04:46:10 / January 16, 2018 @ 4:46 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18118365. Id of event: ak18118365. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.5 km (18 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:46:10 / 5:46 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 28.5 km, -172.3015° West, 63.1424° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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. 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: 76 km SSW of Gambell, Alaska.
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