A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 96 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (60 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -159.8134° West, 54.5665° North, depth 21.31 km. Id of earthquake: us6000ccry. Event ids that are associated: us6000ccry. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 21:42:05 / October 24, 2020 @ 9:42 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:42:05 / 9:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.31 km (13 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 96 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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