A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 74 km SE of Atka, Alaska (46 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 46.08 km (29 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:13:46 / 5:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 46.08 km, -173.34° West, 51.7816° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/02/19 / 2019-02-21 17:13:46 / February 21, 2019 @ 5:13 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000jl5a. Event ids that are associated: ak0192ea5b0t, us2000jl5a. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty 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.
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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. 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: 74 km SE of Atka, Alaska.
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