A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 69 km N of Atka, Alaska (43 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:06:25 / 7:06 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cqub. Id of event: us7000cqub. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 178.92 km (111 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/12/20 / 2020-12-13 19:06:25 / December 13, 2020 @ 7:06 pm. Exact location, longitude -174.0775° West, latitude 52.8173° North, depth = 178.92 km.
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 one and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 69 km N of Atka, Alaska.
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