A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 57 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska (35 miles) on Wednesday. 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 53.71 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:43:25 / 8:43 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008s8x. Id of event: us70008s8x. Exact location, longitude -171.1627° West, latitude 51.9796° North, depth = 53.71 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/04/20 / 2020-04-09 07:43:25 / April 9, 2020 @ 7:43 am.
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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 57 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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