A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Nanwalek in Alaska. A tsunami warning has been issued near Nanwalek in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/08/20 / 2020-08-23 02:12:07 / August 23, 2020 @ 2:12 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:12:07 / 2:12 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000bj9x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bj9x, at00qfhvg7. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 94.59 km (59 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -153.0629° West, 59.3362° North, depth 94.59 km.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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. 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: 65 km W of Nanwalek, Alaska.
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