A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 108 km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska (67 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.5 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: ak019d3lg5z7. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019d3lg5z7. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:59:52 / 6:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -137.4926° West, 58.0961° North, depth 9.5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/10/19 / 2019-10-12 15:59:52 / October 12, 2019 @ 3:59 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 108 km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska.
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