A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 91 km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (57 miles). Unique identifier: us2000e02w. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000e02w. Exact location, longitude -160.8182° West, latitude 54.4197° North, depth = 14.63 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:29:44 / 4:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/04/18 / 2018-04-14 03:29:44 / April 14, 2018 @ 3:29 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.63 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-two 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. 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. 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: 91 km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska.
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