A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 107 km W of Gustavus, Alaska (66 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 21:43:52 / 9:43 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.1 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/12/19 / 2019-12-19 06:43:52 / December 19, 2019 @ 6:43 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak019g7wjfof. Unique identifier: ak019g7wjfof. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -137.5733 West, latitude 58.4778 North, depth = 12.1 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 107 km W of Gustavus, Alaska.
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