A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 121 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (75 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.87 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 22:05:16 / October 19, 2020 @ 10:05 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c9mh. Unique identifier: us6000c9mh. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.7528 West, latitude 54.3347 North, depth = 20.87 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:05:16 / 10:05 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 121 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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