A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 43 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska (27 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/03/19 / 2019-03-11 15:48:49 / March 11, 2019 @ 3:48 pm. The temblor was picked up at 05:48:49 / 5:48 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019380u6zq. Id of event: ak019380u6zq. Exact location, longitude -178.4881° West, latitude 51.3069° North, depth = 35.8 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35.8 km (22 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 43 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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