A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 91 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (57 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.76 km (16 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:57:58 / 11:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -159.7156° West, latitude 54.6469° North, depth = 25.76 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dim1cdz, us6000caes. Id of event: us6000caes. 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 23:57:58 / October 20, 2020 @ 11:57 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-two, in the last 10 days eighty-three, in the past 30 days ninety-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 91 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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