A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 80 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (50 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 11:41:37 / 11:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -160.6482 West, latitude 54.6213 North, depth = 35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/07/20 / 2020-07-24 11:41:37 / July 24, 2020 @ 11:41 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b3bn. Unique identifier: us6000b3bn.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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