A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 236 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (147 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d80x. Id of event: us6000d80x. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/01/21 / 2021-01-03 13:20:04 / January 3, 2021 @ 1:20 pm. The temblor was reported at 13:20:04 / 1:20 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.88 km (19 miles). Exact location of event, depth 30.88 km, -179.8978° West, 51.2431° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and ten 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 236 km WSW of Adak, Alaska.
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