A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 85 km SE of Adak, Alaska (53 miles) on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -175.6767° West, latitude 51.4118° North, depth = 66.77 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/03/19 / 2019-03-17 17:40:56 / March 17, 2019 @ 5:40 pm. The temblor was picked up at 05:40:56 / 5:40 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 66.77 km (41 miles). 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: us1000jhl8. Id of event: us1000jhl8.
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 two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 85 km SE of Adak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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