A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 28 km SSW of Shishmaref, Alaska (17 miles) on Saturday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:35:35 / 9:35 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.2 km (0 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 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 06:35:35 / February 2, 2020 @ 6:35 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 0.2 km, -166.3046° West, 66.0207° North. Event id: ak0201ioimvx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0201ioimvx.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 28 km SSW of Shishmaref, Alaska.
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