A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 106 km NW of Amukta Island, Alaska (66 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 137 km (85 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0196fpasin. Id of event: ak0196fpasin. Exact location of event, longitude -172.5102 West, latitude 53.0787 North, depth = 137 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:18:04 / 10:18 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/05/19 / 2019-05-20 10:18:04 / May 20, 2019 @ 10:18 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 106 km NW of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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