A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 77 km NE of Cold Bay, Alaska (48 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 152.26 km (95 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us700098l9. Ids that are associated to the event: us700098l9. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 07:40:26 / May 2, 2020 @ 7:40 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:40:26 / 10:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -161.9335 West, latitude 55.7132 North, depth = 152.26 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 77 km NE of Cold Bay, Alaska.
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