A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 53 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (33 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 08:11:57 / January 26, 2020 @ 8:11 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -179.8459 West, latitude 51.1471 North, depth = 29.05 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:11:57 / 8:11 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29.05 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us60007gbk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007gbk.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 53 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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