A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 77 km SW of Attu Station, Alaska (48 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000d3ui. Event ids that are associated: us6000d3ui. Global time and date of event 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 00:47:24 / December 29, 2020 @ 12:47 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 00:47:24 / 12:47 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 172.3342° East, latitude 52.3868° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 77 km SW of Attu Station, Alaska.
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