A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 122 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (76 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009i7u. Id of event: us70009i7u. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.2706 West, latitude 51.8684 North, depth = 35.11 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 16:06:50 / May 16, 2020 @ 4:06 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.11 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 05:06:50 / 5:06 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 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: 122 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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