A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 74 km NW of Yakutat, Alaska (46 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Yakutat in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:01:39 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 0 km, -140.5856° West, 60.0541° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/19 / 2019-09-08 04:01:39 / September 8, 2019 @ 4:01 am. Event id: ak019bj6a53x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00pxhv6s, ak019bj6a53x.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 74 km NW of Yakutat, Alaska.
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