A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 81 km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (50 miles). Event id: us600063hu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600063hu. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:42:01 / 6:42 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 27/10/19 / 2019-10-27 05:42:01 / October 27, 2019 @ 5:42 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -160.6574° West, latitude 54.4224° North, depth = 21.25 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 21.25 km (13 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 81 km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska.
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