A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 103 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (64 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 27.46 km (17 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:18:43 / 8:18 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 08:18:43 / October 20, 2020 @ 8:18 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -159.5929 West, latitude 54.5684 North, depth = 27.46 km. Event id: us6000c9x1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c9x1.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-eight, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days seventy-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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