A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 101 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (63 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 29.7 km, -159.6401° West, 54.5686° North. The temblor was detected at 21:04:51 / 9:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 21:04:51 / October 19, 2020 @ 9:04 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: ak020dgwzr9n. Unique identifier: ak020dgwzr9n. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.7 km (18 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 101 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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