A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Unique identifier: us6000d5xv. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d5xv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/01/21 / 2021-01-06 00:25:49 / January 6, 2021 @ 12:25 am UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:25:49 / 12:25 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 178.8906 East, latitude 51.1519 North, depth = 35 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska.
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