A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 45 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska (28 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cqqa. Unique identifier: us7000cqqa. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -168.2264° West, 52.7986° North, depth 36.31 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:34:32 / 6:34 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 36.31 km (23 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/12/20 / 2020-12-13 06:34:32 / December 13, 2020 @ 6:34 am.
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 five, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 45 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska.
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