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