A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 132 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (82 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:17:47 / 9:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.06 km (12 miles). Exact location of event, depth 20.06 km, -159.594° West, 54.2707° North. Event id: us6000c9xr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c9xr. 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 09:17:47 / October 20, 2020 @ 9:17 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 sixty-two, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days seventy-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: 132 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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