A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 77 km ENE of Chirikof Island, Alaska (48 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.1 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0206maglll. Unique identifier: ak0206maglll. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/05/20 / 2020-05-23 08:52:06 / May 23, 2020 @ 8:52 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:52:06 / 11:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -154.5568° West, 56.1852° North, depth 23.1 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 77 km ENE of Chirikof Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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