A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 135 km SE of Perryville, Alaska (84 miles). Exact location of event, depth 37.26 km, -157.6593° West, 55.0335° North. The temblor was picked up at 05:54:19 / 5:54 am (local time epicenter). 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 37.26 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000d2un. Event ids that are associated: us6000d2un. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/12/20 / 2020-12-25 05:54:19 / December 25, 2020 @ 5:54 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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: 135 km SE of Perryville, Alaska.
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