A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 78 km ESE of Adak, Alaska (48 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 11:16:47 / 11:16 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/12/19 / 2019-12-22 23:16:47 / December 22, 2019 @ 11:16 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us70006pzi. Event ids that are associated: us70006pzi. Exact location, longitude -175.648° West, latitude 51.5549° North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 78 km ESE of Adak, Alaska.
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