A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 72 km SE of Cantwell, Alaska (45 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/01/20 / 2020-01-17 20:05:44 / January 17, 2020 @ 8:05 pm. Id of earthquake: ak020sg2qhx. Event ids that are associated: ak020sg2qhx. The temblor was detected at 11:05:44 / 11:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.6 km (36 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 57.6 km, -148.0727° West, 62.8731° North.
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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 72 km SE of Cantwell, Alaska.
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