A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000ccph. Event ids that are associated: us6000ccph. Global time and date of event 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 17:58:52 / October 24, 2020 @ 5:58 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 17:58:52 / 5:58 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.17 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -147.6828° West, 56.426° North, depth 20.17 km.
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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: Gulf of Alaska.
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