A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 81 km ESE of Adak, Alaska (50 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 64.85 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 20/02/16 / 2016-02-20 16:39:10 / February 20, 2016 @ 4:39 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.5336 West, latitude 51.6487 North, depth = 64.85 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004rei. Unique identifier: us10004rei. The temblor was detected at 04:39:10 / 4:39 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days two hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 81 km ESE of Adak, Alaska.
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