A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 117 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (73 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28 km (17 miles). Id of earthquake: ak020dgxaerr. Event ids that are associated: ak020dgxaerr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:54:20 / 9:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.5788 West, latitude 54.4245 North, depth = 28 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 21:54:20 / October 19, 2020 @ 9:54 pm.
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-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 117 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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