A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 57 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (35 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:38:44 / 7:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/07/20 / 2020-07-23 07:38:44 / July 23, 2020 @ 7:38 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.54 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b2i2. Id of event: us6000b2i2. Exact location of event, longitude -160.3174 West, latitude 54.8335 North, depth = 33.54 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-eight, in the last 10 days seventy-nine, in the past 30 days eighty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 57 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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