A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 56 km ESE of Sand Point, Alaska (35 miles). Global time and date of event 23/07/20 / 2020-07-23 11:08:38 / July 23, 2020 @ 11:08 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -159.6341 West, latitude 55.2309 North, depth = 39.54 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:08:38 / 11:08 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000b2le. Event ids that are associated: at00qdx5mf, us6000b2le. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sand Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.54 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days sixty-three, in the past 30 days sixty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km ESE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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