A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 116 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (72 miles). Exact location, longitude -160.9893° West, latitude 54.3274° North, depth = 16.27 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.27 km (10 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/07/20 / 2020-07-31 21:19:47 / July 31, 2020 @ 9:19 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:19:47 / 9:19 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b7ny. Id of event: us6000b7ny.
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 one, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days sixty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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