A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 75 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (47 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:09:10 / 1:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -161.0895° West, 54.7508° North, depth 37.12 km. Id of earthquake: us6000b62p. Event ids that are associated: us6000b62p. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 37.12 km (23 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/07/20 / 2020-07-29 13:09:10 / July 29, 2020 @ 1:09 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days sixty-six, in the past 30 days seventy-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 75 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska.
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