A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 55 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (34 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000jkhb. Event ids that are associated: us1000jkhb. The temblor was detected at 10:25:05 / 10:25 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/03/19 / 2019-03-22 20:25:05 / March 22, 2019 @ 8:25 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 60.58 km (38 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -178.3376° West, 51.386° North, depth 60.58 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three 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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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: 55 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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