A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 127 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (79 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.37 km (9 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 07:36:59 / October 20, 2020 @ 7:36 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c9wl. Id of event: us6000c9wl. Exact location of event, depth 14.37 km, -159.7314° West, 54.2837° North. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:36:59 / 7:36 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-six, in the last 10 days fifty-six, in the past 30 days seventy-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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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