A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 86 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (53 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.9312 West, latitude 51.4346 North, depth = 33.5 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: ak021n8kx3v. Unique identifier: ak021n8kx3v. The temblor was reported at 05:13:50 / 5:13 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 33.5 km (21 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/01/21 / 2021-01-14 05:13:50 / January 14, 2021 @ 5:13 am.
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 nine, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 86 km SSE of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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