A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 63 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (39 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:56:49 / 7:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.2 km (8 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0209fcthmp. Id of event: ak0209fcthmp. Exact location, longitude -160.6792° West, latitude 54.7731° North, depth = 13.2 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/07/20 / 2020-07-23 19:56:49 / July 23, 2020 @ 7:56 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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