A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 103 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (64 miles). Global time and date of event 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 22:23:01 / October 24, 2020 @ 10:23 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -159.59° West, 54.5699° North, depth 37.02 km. Unique identifier: us6000ccsd. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ccsd. The epicenter was at a depth of 37.02 km (23 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:23:01 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 103 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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