A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 173 km SE of Perryville, Alaska (107 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/08/20 / 2020-08-14 23:29:05 / August 14, 2020 @ 11:29 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000bf11. Event ids that are associated: us6000bf11. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:29:05 / 11:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -157.4731° West, latitude 54.6737° North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days seventy-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 173 km SE of Perryville, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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