A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 79 km S of Atka, Alaska (49 miles). Unique identifier: us6000d87l. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d87l. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/21 / 2021-01-14 05:13:50 / January 14, 2021 @ 5:13 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -174.0844° West, 51.4861° North, depth 37.26 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:13:50 / 5:13 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.26 km (23 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 79 km S of Atka, Alaska.
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