A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 138 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (86 miles) on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020dgx1su2. Unique identifier: ak020dgx1su2. Global time and date of event 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 21:14:13 / October 19, 2020 @ 9:14 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:14:13 / 9:14 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30.4 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -159.4202° West, 54.2557° North, depth 30.4 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and nineteen 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.
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