A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 73 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska (45 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -165.3717 West, latitude 53.5148 North, depth = 44.91 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44.91 km (28 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:37:11 / 4:37 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us60008fx2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0203g3babv, us60008fx2. Global time and date of event 15/03/20 / 2020-03-15 03:37:11 / March 15, 2020 @ 3:37 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 73 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska.
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