A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 111 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (69 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: ak0209dli6ts. Unique identifier: ak0209dli6ts. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.8 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 13:22:19 / July 22, 2020 @ 1:22 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -160.3185° West, latitude 54.3443° North, depth = 4.8 km. The temblor was reported at 13:22:19 / 1:22 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 111 km S of Sand Point, Alaska.
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