A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 190 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (118 miles). Unique identifier: us7000d0bp. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d0bp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/01/21 / 2021-01-06 18:29:56 / January 6, 2021 @ 6:29 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.58 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 18:29:56 / 6:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -179.1775 West, latitude 51.2221 North, depth = 32.58 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 190 km WSW of Adak, Alaska.
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