A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 110 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (68 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 00:40:12 / October 20, 2020 @ 12:40 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 00:40:12 / 12:40 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000c9qw. Event ids that are associated: us6000c9qw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.24 km (18 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -159.82° West, 54.4209° North, depth 29.24 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-nine 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.
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