A major earthquake magnitude 7.4 (ml/mb) strikes 94 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (58 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 41 km (25 miles). Exact location, longitude -159.608° West, latitude 54.665° North, depth = 41 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 20:54:40 / October 19, 2020 @ 8:54 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00qigvf4, pt20293005. Id of event: pt20293005. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sand Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 7.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:54:40 / 8:54 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 15 major quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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