A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 130 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (81 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 08:06:44 / 8:06 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 08:06:44 / October 20, 2020 @ 8:06 am. Unique identifier: us6000c9ww. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020dicsvle, us6000c9ww. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.14 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -159.7795 West, latitude 54.236 North, depth = 23.14 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-two, in the last 10 days ninety-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-three 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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