A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 41 km ESE of False Pass, Alaska (25 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cquh. Unique identifier: us2000cquh. The temblor was reported at 20:01:15 / 8:01 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 85.39 km (53 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 85.39 km, -162.8232° West, 54.6988° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/01/18 / 2018-01-29 05:01:15 / January 29, 2018 @ 5:01 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 41 km ESE of False Pass, Alaska.
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