A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported Alaska Peninsula (0 miles) on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/07/20 / 2020-07-23 19:56:49 / July 23, 2020 @ 7:56 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -160.6405° West, 54.8018° North, depth 42.97 km. Id of earthquake: us6000b2xh. Event ids that are associated: ak0209fcthmp, us6000b2xh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 42.97 km (27 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:56:49 / 7:56 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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