A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 161 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (100 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70009ggr. Event ids that are associated: us70009ggr. Exact location of event, longitude -175.8878 West, latitude 50.5146 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:51:22 / 6:51 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 06:51:22 / May 15, 2020 @ 6:51 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 161 km SSE of Adak, Alaska.
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