A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 106 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (66 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.82 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000c9u0. Event ids that are associated: us6000c9u0. Exact location, longitude -159.5816° West, latitude 54.5361° North, depth = 27.82 km. Global time and date of event 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 03:47:08 / October 20, 2020 @ 3:47 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 03:47:08 / 3:47 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and six, in the last 10 days one hundred and six, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-seven 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 106 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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