A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 36 km N of Amatignak Island, Alaska (22 miles). Exact location, longitude -179.0672° West, latitude 51.5859° North, depth = 85.93 km. Event id: us60006nvv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019fprf437, us60006nvv. The epicenter was at a depth of 85.93 km (53 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/12/19 / 2019-12-08 09:44:31 / December 8, 2019 @ 9:44 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:44:31 / 11:44 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 36 km N of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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