A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 159 km ENE of Chirikof Island, Alaska (99 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.7 km (4 miles). 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: 14/10/19 / 2019-10-14 12:13:47 / October 14, 2019 @ 12:13 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019d6ugt71. Id of event: ak019d6ugt71. The temblor was picked up at 02:13:47 / 2:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5.7 km, -153.1401° West, 56.1719° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 159 km ENE of Chirikof Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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