A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 131 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (81 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 23.01 km (14 miles). Exact location of event, depth 23.01 km, -159.6387° West, 54.2624° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000ca0e. Unique identifier: us6000ca0e. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:36:02 / 1:36 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 13:36:02 / October 20, 2020 @ 1:36 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-seven, in the last 10 days sixty-seven, in the past 30 days eighty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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