A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 02:00:43 / 2:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 177.6215° East, 51.2093° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bdim. Unique identifier: us7000bdim. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/08/20 / 2020-08-27 02:00:43 / August 27, 2020 @ 2:00 am.
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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska.
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