A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 73 km S of Atka, Alaska (45 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.06 km (24 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000d2g4. Event ids that are associated: us7000d2g4. The temblor was detected at 15:50:27 / 3:50 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 15:50:27 / January 15, 2021 @ 3:50 pm. Exact location of event, depth 39.06 km, -174.1596° West, 51.5358° North.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 73 km S of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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