A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 198 km W of Attu Station, Alaska (123 miles). Unique identifier: us6000bhqm. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bhqm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 170.2446 East, latitude 52.7555 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 12:37:29 / 12:37 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 12:37:29 / August 15, 2020 @ 12:37 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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. 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: 198 km W of Attu Station, Alaska.
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