A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 121 km W of Nikolski, Alaska (75 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000cqxq. Event ids that are associated: us7000cqxq. Exact location of event, depth 230.49 km, -170.6639° West, 52.9933° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 230.49 km (143 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/12/20 / 2020-12-14 09:01:50 / December 14, 2020 @ 9:01 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:01:50 / 9:01 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 121 km W of Nikolski, Alaska.
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