A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 119 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (74 miles). 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 37.5 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 21:30:40 / 9:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -159.4767° West, 54.437° North, depth 37.5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 21:30:40 / October 19, 2020 @ 9:30 pm. Event id: ak020dgx5aza. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dgx5aza.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 119 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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