A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 169 km WNW of Adak, Alaska (105 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 207.87 km (129 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 04:01:05 / 4:01 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.0244 West, latitude 52.2529 North, depth = 207.87 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 04:01:05 / October 24, 2020 @ 4:01 am. Unique identifier: us6000ccf3. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ccf3.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 169 km WNW of Adak, Alaska.
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