A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 36 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (22 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 37.29 km (23 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bf3r. Unique identifier: us6000bf3r. Exact location, longitude -160.3742° West, latitude 55.0166° North, depth = 37.29 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 07:34:10 / 7:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 07:34:10 / August 15, 2020 @ 7:34 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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: 36 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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