A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 34 km E of Pedro Bay, Alaska (21 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:54:21 / 10:54 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 122 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 22:54:21 / August 8, 2020 @ 10:54 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: at00qeroyl. Unique identifier: at00qeroyl. Exact location, longitude -153.499° West, latitude 59.828° North, depth = 122 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Pedro Bay in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 34 km E of Pedro Bay, Alaska.
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