A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 48 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (30 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.7691 West, latitude 51.1207 North, depth = 15.53 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 06:44:03 / January 26, 2020 @ 6:44 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.53 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us60007hrh. Event ids that are associated: ak020173t2cs, us60007hrh. The temblor was detected at 18:44:03 / 6:44 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-six, in the last 10 days ninety-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and one and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourteen 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 48 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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