A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 89 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (55 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cacz. Unique identifier: us6000cacz. Exact location of earthquake, -159.8159° West, 54.6325° North, depth 33.71 km. Global time and date of event 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 21:38:52 / October 20, 2020 @ 9:38 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.71 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:38:52 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-five, in the last 10 days seventy-seven, in the past 30 days ninety and in the last 365 days four hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 89 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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