A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 60 km SW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (37 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 02:43:33 / 2:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 177.93° East, 51.5377° North. Unique identifier: us1000je6p. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000je6p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/03/19 / 2019-03-03 14:43:33 / March 3, 2019 @ 2:43 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 60 km SW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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