A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 124 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (77 miles) on Thursday. 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 19.76 km (12 miles). Event id: us6000cb5x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cb5x. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.6063 West, latitude 54.3441 North, depth = 19.76 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:55:35 / 5:55 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 05:55:35 / October 22, 2020 @ 5:55 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourteen 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.
Did you feel the quake?
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: 124 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.