A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 139 km SW of Chirikof Island, Alaska (86 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.3 km (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:13:19 / 7:13 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 17:13:19 / May 20, 2020 @ 5:13 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -156.909° West, latitude 54.8057° North, depth = 0.3 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0206hgz4pc. Unique identifier: ak0206hgz4pc.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 139 km SW of Chirikof Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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