A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 68 km SSE of Cantwell, Alaska (42 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.2634 West, latitude 62.8619 North, depth = 64.4 km. The temblor was reported at 19:32:27 / 7:32 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 64.4 km (40 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019ds7srl5. Id of event: ak019ds7srl5. Global time and date of event 27/10/19 / 2019-10-27 04:32:27 / October 27, 2019 @ 4:32 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km SSE of Cantwell, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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