A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 70 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (43 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: us70006u62. Ids that are associated to the event: at00q3j8uw, us70006u62. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.05 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/01/20 / 2020-01-03 13:16:19 / January 3, 2020 @ 1:16 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -144.7862 West, latitude 69.6456 North, depth = 23.05 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kaktovik in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 04:16:19 / 4:16 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
Did you feel the quake?
How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 70 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.