A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 79 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (49 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 23:49:34 / January 26, 2020 @ 11:49 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 11:49:34 / 11:49 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 179.8474 East, latitude 50.9724 North, depth = 35 km. Id of earthquake: us60007gt2. Event ids that are associated: us60007gt2.
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 three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 79 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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