A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 91 km ESE of Yakutat, Alaska (57 miles) on Monday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:42:20 / 9:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -138.2394° West, 59.2394° North, depth 0 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 09:42:20 / February 8, 2021 @ 9:42 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Yakutat in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: ak0211snkheh. Event ids that are associated: ak0211snkheh, at00qo7eyn.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 91 km ESE of Yakutat, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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