A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 44 km SSW of Shemya Island, Alaska (27 miles) on Friday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:15:46 / 9:15 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60006ngv. Unique identifier: us60006ngv. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/12/19 / 2019-12-07 07:15:46 / December 7, 2019 @ 7:15 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 44.19 km, 173.8508° East, 52.3634° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 44.19 km (27 miles).
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 two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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 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: 44 km SSW of Shemya Island, Alaska.
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