A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 127 km SE of Perryville, Alaska (79 miles). The temblor was detected at 02:01:05 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.42 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bj9l. Id of event: us6000bj9l. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/08/20 / 2020-08-23 02:01:05 / August 23, 2020 @ 2:01 am. Exact location of event, longitude -157.9901 West, latitude 54.9714 North, depth = 30.42 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 127 km SE of Perryville, Alaska.
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