A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 120 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (75 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 00:31:26 / October 20, 2020 @ 12:31 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c9rf. Id of event: us6000c9rf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.75 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -159.7137° West, 54.3519° North, depth 31.75 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:31:26 / 12:31 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-three, in the last 10 days fourty-three, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 120 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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