A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 34 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (21 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:54:05 / 5:54 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.2 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Amatignak Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.676 West, latitude 51.4171 North, depth = 13.2 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/09/19 / 2019-09-09 03:54:05 / September 9, 2019 @ 3:54 am. Unique identifier: ak019bktjc2x. Ids that are associated to the event: at00pxjpi1, ak019bktjc2x.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 34 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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