A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 69 km SE of Perryville, Alaska (43 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 16.62 km, -158.3431° West, 55.4807° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bim0. Unique identifier: us6000bim0. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/08/20 / 2020-08-21 19:10:18 / August 21, 2020 @ 7:10 pm. The temblor was detected at 19:10:18 / 7:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.62 km (10 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days seventy-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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