A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, south of Alaska (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:39:13 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 21:39:13 / October 19, 2020 @ 9:39 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -159.6156° West, 54.2116° North, depth 13.21 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.21 km (8 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cc2e. Id of event: us6000cc2e.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and ten, in the last 10 days two hundred and ten, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: south of Alaska.
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