A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 148 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska (92 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -164.6548 West, latitude 52.9819 North, depth = 42.04 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:35:25 / 3:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 03:35:25 / October 21, 2020 @ 3:35 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.04 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000cahd. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cahd.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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