A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 34 km SSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (21 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/02/20 / 2020-02-21 10:24:33 / February 21, 2020 @ 10:24 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 22:24:33 / 10:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -179.3438° West, 50.9937° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70007u3w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007u3w.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seventy-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 34 km SSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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