A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 114 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (71 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 11:56:41 / October 21, 2020 @ 11:56 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:56:41 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.82 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -159.6231 West, latitude 54.4427 North, depth = 18.82 km. Event id: us6000call. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000call.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days ninety-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifteen 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 earthquakes in the world each year.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 114 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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