A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 125 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (78 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -159.584° West, 54.3376° North, depth 18.7 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.7 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000c9r1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020di8c456, us6000c9r1. The temblor was detected at 00:56:36 / 12:56 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 00:56:36 / October 20, 2020 @ 12:56 am.
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, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 125 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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