A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 50 km SE of Atka, Alaska (31 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/12/19 / 2019-12-22 04:33:45 / December 22, 2019 @ 4:33 am. The temblor was detected at 18:33:45 / 6:33 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62.58 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -173.5937° West, 51.9328° North, depth 62.58 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70006pq4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006pq4.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 50 km SE of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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