A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 131 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (81 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -159.6023 West, latitude 54.277 North, depth = 15.04 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000caig. Id of event: us6000caig. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:37:35 / 6:37 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 06:37:35 / October 21, 2020 @ 6:37 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.04 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days ninety-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and five and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 131 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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