A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 78 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (48 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 10:40:52 / 10:40 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/07/20 / 2020-07-23 10:40:52 / July 23, 2020 @ 10:40 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b2kx. Id of event: us6000b2kx. Exact location of earthquake, -159.8247° West, 54.7523° North, depth 19.77 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.77 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days sixty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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