A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 149 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (93 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.39 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000ccpt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020doy0c0b, us6000ccpt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 06:48:12 / October 24, 2020 @ 6:48 am. Exact location, longitude -159.5782° West, latitude 54.1002° North, depth = 20.39 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:48:12 / 6:48 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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