A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 195 km ESE of Chiniak, Alaska (121 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 02/10/20 / 2020-10-02 10:06:43 / October 2, 2020 @ 10:06 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.5333 West, latitude 56.693 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000c4p0. Event ids that are associated: us6000c4p0. The temblor was reported at 10:06:43 / 10:06 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 195 km ESE of Chiniak, Alaska.
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