A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 115 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (71 miles). Exact location, longitude -159.7444° West, latitude 54.3983° North, depth = 19.25 km. Id of earthquake: us6000c9x0. Event ids that are associated: us6000c9x0. The temblor was reported at 08:16:36 / 8:16 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 08:16:36 / October 20, 2020 @ 8:16 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.25 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-three, in the last 10 days ninety-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 115 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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