A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 96 km W of Akhiok, Alaska (60 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 04:07:34 / October 20, 2020 @ 4:07 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak020diafj56. Event ids that are associated: ak020diafj56. The temblor was detected at 04:07:34 / 4:07 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.1 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -155.756° West, 56.953° North, depth 0.1 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 96 km W of Akhiok, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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