A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 186 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (116 miles) on Wednesday. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:33:57 / 4:33 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/10/20 / 2020-10-14 16:33:57 / October 14, 2020 @ 4:33 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -163.5043° West, latitude 53.1365° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c8az. Id of event: us6000c8az. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 186 km SE of Akutan, Alaska.
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