A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 60 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (37 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:54:55 / 6:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.9367 West, latitude 51.1017 North, depth = 35 km. Id of earthquake: us60007hrj. Event ids that are associated: ak020173vbc1, us60007hrj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 06:54:55 / January 26, 2020 @ 6:54 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-six, in the last 10 days ninety, in the past 30 days ninety-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 60 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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