A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 138 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (86 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.63 km (12 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:02:12 / 1:02 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 13:02:12 / October 24, 2020 @ 1:02 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cclm. Unique identifier: us6000cclm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -159.6258° West, latitude 54.1979° North, depth = 18.63 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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: 138 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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