A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 129 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (80 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:56:36 / 12:56 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 00:56:36 / October 20, 2020 @ 12:56 am. Id of earthquake: ak020di8c456. Event ids that are associated: ak020di8c456. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21 km (13 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -159.5371° West, 54.3147° North, depth 21 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-two, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 129 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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