A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 131 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (81 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:15:52 / 3:15 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 03:15:52 / October 20, 2020 @ 3:15 am. Exact location, longitude -160.2796° West, latitude 54.1626° North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000c9u2. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c9u2.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and five, in the last 10 days one hundred and five, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-eight 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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