A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 123 km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska (76 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -137.6293 West, latitude 57.9376 North, depth = 11.4 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0199z2fy8j. Id of event: ak0199z2fy8j. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.4 km (7 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/08/19 / 2019-08-05 11:46:06 / August 5, 2019 @ 11:46 am. The temblor was detected at 02:46:06 / 2:46 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seven 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 123 km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska.
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