A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 21 km ENE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (13 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:28:30 / 3:28 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us60007dtn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007dtn. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.8339 West, latitude 51.932 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 13:28:30 / January 23, 2020 @ 1:28 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 21 km ENE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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