A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 109 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (68 miles). The temblor was detected at 02:47:45 / 2:47 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000c9t1. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c9t1, ak020di9h2o5. Global time and date of event 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 02:47:45 / October 20, 2020 @ 2:47 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.51 km (15 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 23.51 km, -159.7634° West, 54.4487° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-four, in the last 10 days fourty-four, in the past 30 days fifty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-seven 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. Each 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 109 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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