A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 99 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (62 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:09:11 / 3:09 am (local time epicenter). 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 2.91 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c9td. Unique identifier: us6000c9td. Exact location of event, depth 2.91 km, -159.6675° West, 54.5783° North. Global time and date of event 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 03:09:11 / October 20, 2020 @ 3:09 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-seven, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 99 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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