A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 99 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (62 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/08/20 / 2020-08-05 20:36:59 / August 5, 2020 @ 8:36 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 21.05 km (13 miles). The temblor was reported at 20:36:59 / 8:36 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b9uy. Unique identifier: us6000b9uy. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.5269 West, latitude 54.4438 North, depth = 21.05 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and five and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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