A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 50 km ENE of Yakutat, Alaska (31 miles) on Monday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:18:16 / 5:18 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Yakutat in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/11/20 / 2020-11-16 17:18:16 / November 16, 2020 @ 5:18 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00qjwg2g, ak020er5qnyf. Id of event: ak020er5qnyf. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -138.8557 West, latitude 59.6597 North, depth = 0 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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 ENE of Yakutat, Alaska.
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