A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 108 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (67 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0206aw2kl3, us70009ibr. Id of event: us70009ibr. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 19:22:31 / May 16, 2020 @ 7:22 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -169.4055° West, 52.0219° North, depth 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:22:31 / 8:22 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven 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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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. 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: 108 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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