A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 57 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (35 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 07:42:13 / 7:42 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -160.2298 West, latitude 54.839 North, depth = 27.28 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 27.28 km (17 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 07:42:13 / July 22, 2020 @ 7:42 am. Event id: us7000asxh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000asxh.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 57 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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