A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 37 km SW of Wales, Alaska (23 miles). Exact location, longitude -168.6494° West, latitude 65.3628° North, depth = 26.7 km. The temblor was reported at 11:44:42 / 11:44 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 26.7 km (17 miles). Id of earthquake: ak020e299hoi. Event ids that are associated: at00qj48mk, us7000c8xz, ak020e299hoi. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/11/20 / 2020-11-01 11:44:42 / November 1, 2020 @ 11:44 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Wales in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 37 km SW of Wales, Alaska.
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