A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 207 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska (129 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 04:29:19 / 4:29 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000biaq. Unique identifier: us6000biaq. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 04:29:19 / August 16, 2020 @ 4:29 am. Exact location of event, longitude -171.2414 West, latitude 51.7628 North, depth = 35 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-five 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 207 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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