A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 99 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (62 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/03/20 / 2020-03-12 16:20:24 / March 12, 2020 @ 4:20 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.7704 East, latitude 51.0691 North, depth = 23.08 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23.08 km (14 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:20:24 / 4:20 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60008eez. Event ids that are associated: ak0203bcc9p0, us60008eez.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 99 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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