A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 77 km ESE of King Cove, Alaska (48 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/02/21 / 2021-02-06 18:39:50 / February 6, 2021 @ 6:39 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.96 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:39:50 / 6:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -161.2781 West, latitude 54.7143 North, depth = 49.96 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000df6i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000df6i.
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 two, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days nine hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 77 km ESE of King Cove, Alaska.
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