A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 87 km S of McCarthy, Alaska (54 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 13.71 km (9 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near McCarthy in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000bbbm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00qes6sz, us6000bbbm. Exact location of earthquake, -142.9868° West, 60.6511° North, depth 13.71 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:19:44 / 5:19 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 05:19:44 / August 9, 2020 @ 5:19 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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