A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 145 km S of False Pass, Alaska (90 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:51:31 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000e0z5. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000e0z5. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -163.5209 West, latitude 53.5479 North, depth = 35 km. Global time and date of event 16/04/18 / 2018-04-16 14:51:31 / April 16, 2018 @ 2:51 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 145 km S of False Pass, Alaska.
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