A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 74 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (46 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 44.99 km, -160.3101° West, 54.6723° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 07:00:12 / August 1, 2020 @ 7:00 am. Event id: us6000b7ve. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b7ve. The temblor was picked up at 07:00:12 / 7:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44.99 km (28 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ninety-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 74 km S of Sand Point, Alaska.
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