A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 127 km W of Adak, Alaska (79 miles) on Saturday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:14:51 / 5:14 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.48 km (5 miles). Global time and date of event 05/09/20 / 2020-09-05 05:14:51 / September 5, 2020 @ 5:14 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 7.48 km, -178.4601° West, 51.7185° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000bibf. Event ids that are associated: us7000bibf, av91120761, ak020bfvvp0e.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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