A very strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake occurred in the North Pacific Ocean near Amukta Island island, USA, in the early morning of Sunday, May 19, 2024 at 12.35 am local time (GMT -9). The quake had a very shallow depth of 30 km (18 mi) and was not felt (or at least not reported so).

No significant damage or impact is expected from this quake and no particular alert was issued.


Date & time May 19, 2024 09:35:25 UTC
Local time at epicenter Sunday, May 19, 2024, at 12:35 am (GMT -9)
Status Confirmed
Magnitude 6.0
Depth 29.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude 52.2175°N / 170.9425°W Alaska, United States
Seismic antipode 52.2175°S / 9.0575°E
Shaking intensity V Moderate shaking near epicenter
Felt 0 reports
Primary data source USGS (United States Geological Survey)