A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 45 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (28 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude -160.34° West, latitude 54.9335° North, depth = 26.98 km. Event id: us6000bbr2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bbr2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.98 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 06:49:42 / August 10, 2020 @ 6:49 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:49:42 / 6:49 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: 45 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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