A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 75 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (47 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 22.28 km, -160.2341° West, 54.6752° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 13:22:23 / July 22, 2020 @ 1:22 pm. Unique identifier: us7000at2t. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0209dli6ts, us7000at2t. The epicenter was at a depth of 22.28 km (14 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:22:23 / 1:22 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-six, in the last 10 days fifty-seven, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 75 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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