A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 72 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (45 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/10/20 / 2020-10-09 19:24:16 / October 9, 2020 @ 7:24 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c758, ak020d0cjmjb. Id of event: us6000c758. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -176.1461° West, latitude 51.2959° North, depth = 27.93 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.93 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 19:24:16 / 7:24 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: 72 km SSE of Adak, Alaska.
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