A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 111 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (69 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 14:10:09 / January 15, 2021 @ 2:10 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000d2fp. Event ids that are associated: ak021p1gh2g, us7000d2fp. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.726 West, latitude 51.2362 North, depth = 33.92 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.92 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:10:09 / 2:10 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 111 km SSE of Atka, Alaska.
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