A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 126 km SE of Perryville, Alaska (78 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bj9l, ak020auc0zv7. Id of event: ak020auc0zv7. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/08/20 / 2020-08-23 02:01:05 / August 23, 2020 @ 2:01 am. Exact location, longitude -157.9738° West, latitude 54.9896° North, depth = 41.2 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.2 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 02:01:05 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fifty-seven 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.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 126 km SE of Perryville, Alaska.
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