A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 37 km N of Amatignak Island, Alaska (23 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/12/19 / 2019-12-08 09:44:30 / December 8, 2019 @ 9:44 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 82 km (51 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -179.0594° West, 51.5976° North, depth 82 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: ak019fprf437. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019fprf437. The temblor was detected at 23:44:30 / 11:44 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
Did you feel anything?
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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 37 km N of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2019 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.