A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 42 km W of Attu Station, Alaska (26 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/01/20 / 2020-01-16 21:57:04 / January 16, 2020 @ 9:57 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 11:57:04 / 11:57 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60007j7k. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007j7k. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 172.5612 East, latitude 52.9006 North, depth = 33.44 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 33.44 km (21 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 42 km W of Attu Station, Alaska.
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