A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 03:34:32 / August 15, 2020 @ 3:34 am. Exact location, longitude 178.2979° East, latitude 51.8747° North, depth = 110.36 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:34:32 / 3:34 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bf26. Id of event: us6000bf26. The epicenter was at a depth of 110.36 km (69 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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