A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 133 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (83 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48.36 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000c69l. Event ids that are associated: ak020cwqt9y1, us6000c69l. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -178.3596° West, latitude 51.332° North, depth = 48.36 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/10/20 / 2020-10-07 01:34:15 / October 7, 2020 @ 1:34 am. The temblor was reported at 01:34:15 / 1:34 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 133 km WSW of Adak, Alaska.
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