A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 139 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (86 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.31 km (11 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 earthquake, longitude -159.7837 West, latitude 54.1499 North, depth = 17.31 km. Unique identifier: us6000calf. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000calf. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:34:52 / 11:34 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 11:34:52 / October 21, 2020 @ 11:34 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days ninety-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 139 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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