A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 120 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (75 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:19:04 / 7:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.5 km (23 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 37.5 km, -164.0672° West, 53.7507° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/21 / 2021-01-11 07:19:04 / January 11, 2021 @ 7:19 am. Id of earthquake: ak021ib6xmj. Event ids that are associated: ak021ib6xmj.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 120 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska.
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