A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 27 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (17 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 22:49:04 / 10:49 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70005uk4. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005uk4. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.7308 West, latitude 51.341 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 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: 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 08:49:04 / October 16, 2019 @ 8:49 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 27 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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