A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 27 km E of Yunaska Island, Alaska (17 miles) on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000j3p7. Unique identifier: us2000j3p7. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:43:02 / 10:43 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 72 km, -170.2982° West, 52.6541° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/19 / 2019-01-14 08:43:02 / January 14, 2019 @ 8:43 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 72 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 27 km E of Yunaska Island, Alaska.
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