A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 27 km ENE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (17 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/03/20 / 2020-03-23 12:25:55 / March 23, 2020 @ 12:25 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:25:55 / 2:25 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 97.8 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -177.7499 West, latitude 51.9336 North, depth = 97.8 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70008ei4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008ei4.
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 one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km ENE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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