A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 56 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (35 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70007jww. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020173vqvy, us70007jww. Exact location, longitude -179.8374° West, latitude 51.0353° North, depth = 35 km. Global time and date of event 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 06:56:56 / January 26, 2020 @ 6:56 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 18:56:56 / 6:56 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-eight, in the last 10 days ninety-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and one and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 56 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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