A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 168 km SE of Perryville, Alaska (104 miles). 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: 14/08/20 / 2020-08-14 23:29:05 / August 14, 2020 @ 11:29 pm. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:29:05 / 11:29 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bf11, ak020afsuzlp. Unique identifier: ak020afsuzlp. Exact location of event, longitude -157.3437 West, latitude 54.8006 North, depth = 3 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days seventy-six and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 168 km SE of Perryville, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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