A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 252 km ESE of Attu Station, Alaska (157 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:55:38 / 3:55 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 03:55:38 / August 16, 2020 @ 3:55 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 176.3357° East, latitude 51.6579° North, depth = 36.01 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36.01 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000bffv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bffv.
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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 252 km ESE of Attu Station, Alaska.
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