A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 130 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (81 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.4092° West, latitude 51.485° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 11:20:01 / 11:20 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000bf0i. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020b629e50, us7000bf0i. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/08/20 / 2020-08-30 11:20:01 / August 30, 2020 @ 11:20 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 130 km WSW of Adak, Alaska.
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