A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 143 km S of False Pass, Alaska (89 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000bjj5. Event ids that are associated: us6000bjj5. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -163.7584° West, 53.579° North. The temblor was reported at 22:40:41 / 10:40 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/08/20 / 2020-08-23 22:40:41 / August 23, 2020 @ 10:40 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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