A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 121 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (75 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us70007jrs. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007jrs. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/02/20 / 2020-02-06 08:24:29 / February 6, 2020 @ 8:24 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 21:24:29 / 9:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -161.369° West, latitude 54.363° North, depth = 35 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 121 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska.
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