A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 213 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (132 miles). Unique identifier: us7000cpqq. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cpqq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:51:34 / 12:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -179.3629° West, 51.0002° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/12/20 / 2020-12-10 12:51:34 / December 10, 2020 @ 12:51 pm UTC/GMT.
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 four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 213 km WSW of Adak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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