A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 127 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (79 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000c9t2. Event ids that are associated: us6000c9t2. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.6923 West, latitude 54.2942 North, depth = 21.86 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.86 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 02:52:25 / October 20, 2020 @ 2:52 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 02:52:25 / 2:52 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-five, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 127 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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