A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 25 km SE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (16 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 11:06:39 / January 23, 2020 @ 11:06 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:06:39 / 1:06 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007ds9. Id of event: us60007ds9. Exact location of event, longitude -177.8342 West, latitude 51.753 North, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 thirteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 25 km SE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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