A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 111 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (69 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.77 km (16 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:31:14 / 5:31 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 05:31:14 / October 20, 2020 @ 5:31 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000c9v3. Event ids that are associated: us6000c9v3. Exact location of earthquake, -159.7648° West, 54.4238° North, depth 25.77 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-two, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days sixty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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