A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 43 km WNW of Chirikof Island, Alaska (27 miles). Exact location of event, depth 47.2 km, -156.2518° West, 55.9983° North. The temblor was detected at 17:29:19 / 5:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/10/19 / 2019-10-14 03:29:19 / October 14, 2019 @ 3:29 am. Event id: ak019d6p75v4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019d6p75v4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.2 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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: 43 km WNW of Chirikof Island, Alaska.
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