A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 113 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (70 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 14:16:41 / October 21, 2020 @ 2:16 pm. The temblor was detected at 14:16:41 / 2:16 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 15.8 km (10 miles). Exact location, longitude -159.6148° West, latitude 54.4492° North, depth = 15.8 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dk3yyqm. Id of event: ak020dk3yyqm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and three, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 113 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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