A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 120 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (75 miles). Exact location of event, depth 28.52 km, -159.6544° West, 54.3649° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.52 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 20:23:43 / 8:23 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cab4. Unique identifier: us6000cab4. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 20:23:43 / October 20, 2020 @ 8:23 pm.
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 seventy-six, in the last 10 days seventy-six, in the past 30 days ninety-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 120 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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