A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 101 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (63 miles) on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 22:20:12 / October 19, 2020 @ 10:20 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.5689 West, latitude 54.5986 North, depth = 30.88 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c9mz. Unique identifier: us6000c9mz. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30.88 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 22:20:12 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 101 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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