A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 170 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (106 miles). Exact location, longitude -163.6208° West, latitude 53.2841° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:38:32 / 8:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 08:38:32 / August 15, 2020 @ 8:38 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000bf44. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bf44.
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 eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 170 km SE of Akutan, Alaska.
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