A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 50 km NE of Akutan, Alaska (31 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/11/20 / 2020-11-05 16:17:44 / November 5, 2020 @ 4:17 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 120.23 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -165.3297° West, latitude 54.5049° North, depth = 120.23 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:17:44 / 4:17 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000caui. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020e8y89go, us7000caui. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every 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, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 50 km NE of Akutan, Alaska.
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