A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 100 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (62 miles) on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 00:23:17 / October 20, 2020 @ 12:23 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.83 km (12 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -159.8573° West, latitude 54.5123° North, depth = 19.83 km. Event id: us6000c9qh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c9qh. The temblor was detected at 00:23:17 / 12:23 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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