A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 292 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (181 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/09/20 / 2020-09-26 03:16:16 / September 26, 2020 @ 3:16 am. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:16:16 / 3:16 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.97 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000c3wd. Event ids that are associated: us6000c3wd. Exact location of event, depth 36.97 km, 179.3016° East, 51.19° North. 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 292 km WSW of Adak, Alaska.
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