A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Sitka in Alaska on Monday. Event id: ak020f2thkhg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020f2thkhg, at00qk9sp6. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sitka in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.9 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:19:55 / 10:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -135.7767° West, 56.6481° North, depth 10.9 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/11/20 / 2020-11-23 22:19:55 / November 23, 2020 @ 10:19 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from Sitka (c. 8 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sitka (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 52 km SSW of Sitka, Alaska.
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