A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 109 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (68 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 21.74 km, -159.88° West, 54.4193° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.74 km (14 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 23:22:22 / October 21, 2020 @ 11:22 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cb2h. Id of event: us6000cb2h. The temblor was picked up at 23:22:22 / 11:22 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 109 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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