A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 134 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (83 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.59 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c1wn. Id of event: us6000c1wn. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/09/20 / 2020-09-27 10:51:08 / September 27, 2020 @ 10:51 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10.59 km, -169.7914° West, 51.8716° North. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:51:08 / 10:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 134 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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