A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 107 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (66 miles) on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c0k0. Id of event: us6000c0k0. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/09/20 / 2020-09-24 15:09:22 / September 24, 2020 @ 3:09 pm. Exact location, longitude -159.2702° West, latitude 54.6745° North, depth = 27.06 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.06 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:09:22 / 3:09 pm (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 one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: 107 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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