A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 31 km ESE of Buldir Island, Alaska (19 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jgur. Id of event: us1000jgur. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:33:14 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 176.3736° East, 52.2802° North, depth 130.43 km. Global time and date of event 15/03/19 / 2019-03-15 22:33:14 / March 15, 2019 @ 10:33 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 130.43 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 31 km ESE of Buldir Island, Alaska.
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