A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 253 km SSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (157 miles). Global time and date of event 26/10/19 / 2019-10-26 00:26:42 / October 26, 2019 @ 12:26 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 13:26:42 / 1:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -161.5324° West, 52.8285° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006327. Id of event: us60006327.
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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 253 km SSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska.
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