A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, south of Alaska (0 miles). Global time and date of event 23/12/20 / 2020-12-23 15:47:49 / December 23, 2020 @ 3:47 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 15:47:49 / 3:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -150.6302° West, latitude 53.3218° North, depth = 13.91 km. Event id: us6000d28n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020ggblwwk, us6000d28n. The epicenter was at a depth of 13.91 km (9 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
Questions or comments?
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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: south of Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.