A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 55 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (34 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: ak0202y6dw5c. Event ids that are associated: ak0202y6dw5c. 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 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.8007 West, latitude 51.0214 North, depth = 5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 20:14:04 / March 4, 2020 @ 8:14 pm. The temblor was reported at 08:14:04 / 8:14 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 55 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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