A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 68 km SW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (42 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -179.7533° West, 50.8052° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 07:08:13 / January 26, 2020 @ 7:08 am. The temblor was reported at 19:08:13 / 7:08 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60007ga4. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007ga4.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 ten, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 68 km SW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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