A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 31 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (19 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 84.43 km (52 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:48:17 / 10:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -177.6962 West, latitude 51.8252 North, depth = 84.43 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/01/19 / 2019-01-13 20:48:17 / January 13, 2019 @ 8:48 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000j3k8. Event ids that are associated: us2000j3k8.
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 eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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