A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 89 km SSE of Perryville, Alaska (55 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aszq. Id of event: us7000aszq. Exact location, longitude -158.7958° West, latitude 55.135° North, depth = 41.02 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 10:08:40 / July 22, 2020 @ 10:08 am. The temblor was picked up at 10:08:40 / 10:08 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.02 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 89 km SSE of Perryville, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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