A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 206 km ESE of Atka, Alaska (128 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.38 km (23 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:47:59 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bf8k. Unique identifier: us6000bf8k. Exact location of earthquake, -171.3226° West, 51.6662° North, depth 36.38 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 16:47:59 / August 15, 2020 @ 4:47 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 206 km ESE of Atka, Alaska.
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