A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 23 km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (14 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020124nxy8. Id of event: ak020124nxy8. Exact location, longitude -177.8072° West, latitude 51.8881° North, depth = 10.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:55:02 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.7 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 05:55:02 / January 23, 2020 @ 5:55 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety, in the last 10 days ninety-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and five and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 23 km E of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.
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