A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 96 km S of McCarthy, Alaska (60 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has been issued near McCarthy in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 3.6 km (2 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:19:45 / 5:19 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak020a78edo3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00qes6sz, us6000bbbm, ak020a78edo3. Exact location of earthquake, -143.0995° West, 60.5707° North, depth 3.6 km. Global time and date of event 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 05:19:45 / August 9, 2020 @ 5:19 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 96 km S of McCarthy, Alaska.
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