A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 98 km S of McCarthy, Alaska (61 miles) on Sunday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:10:53 / 11:10 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00qetke5. Id of event: at00qetke5. A tsunami warning has been issued near McCarthy in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -143.11 West, latitude 60.55 North, depth = 26 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 23:10:53 / August 9, 2020 @ 11:10 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 98 km S of McCarthy, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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