A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 59 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (37 miles) on Wednesday. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:39:00 / 5:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.9156 West, latitude 51.0848 North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70007t1m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0201zegkch, us70007t1m. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/02/20 / 2020-02-12 17:39:00 / February 12, 2020 @ 5:39 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and two and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 59 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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