A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 89 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (55 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -159.6629 West, latitude 54.6923 North, depth = 28.08 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 23:04:25 / October 19, 2020 @ 11:04 pm. Event id: us6000c9pn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dgy6kd1, us6000c9pn. The epicenter was at a depth of 28.08 km (17 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:04:25 / 11:04 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 89 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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