A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 98 km SSE of Old Iliamna, Alaska (61 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Old Iliamna in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -154.4617° West, 58.8971° North, depth 114.9 km. Unique identifier: ak0201zcjff3. Ids that are associated to the event: at00q5lear, ak0201zcjff3. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/02/20 / 2020-02-12 14:16:03 / February 12, 2020 @ 2:16 pm. The temblor was detected at 05:16:03 / 5:16 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 114.9 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fourty 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 98 km SSE of Old Iliamna, Alaska.
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