A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 231 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (144 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.7852 West, latitude 51.1951 North, depth = 35 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/01/21 / 2021-01-03 22:51:26 / January 3, 2021 @ 10:51 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d816. Unique identifier: us6000d816. The temblor was picked up at 22:51:26 / 10:51 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 231 km WSW of Adak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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