A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 170 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (106 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 23:06:37 / July 22, 2020 @ 11:06 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b2b3. Unique identifier: us6000b2b3. Exact location, longitude -178.912° West, latitude 51.285° North, depth = 46.3 km. The temblor was reported at 23:06:37 / 11:06 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 46.3 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 170 km WSW of Adak, Alaska.
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