A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 107 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (66 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000c9lc. Event ids that are associated: ak020dgx89k0, us6000c9lc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.5 km (21 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -159.7248 West, latitude 54.4819 North, depth = 33.5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 21:43:36 / October 19, 2020 @ 9:43 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:43:36 / 9:43 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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