A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 98 km SSE of Perryville, Alaska (61 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 07:17:32 / July 22, 2020 @ 7:17 am. Id of earthquake: ak0209dhwjsr. Event ids that are associated: ak0209dhwjsr. Exact location of earthquake, -158.3751° West, 55.1417° North, depth 11.7 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.7 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:17:32 / 7:17 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days fifty-five 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: 98 km SSE of Perryville, Alaska.
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