A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 127 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (79 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000c9nc. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020dgxq8m3, us6000c9nc. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26.49 km (16 miles). The temblor was picked up at 22:28:04 / 10:28 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 22:28:04 / October 19, 2020 @ 10:28 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -159.7749 West, latitude 54.2746 North, depth = 26.49 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 127 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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