A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 98 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (61 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:51:05 / 7:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -159.7243 West, latitude 54.5766 North, depth = 16.31 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cdg8. Unique identifier: us6000cdg8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.31 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/10/20 / 2020-10-26 19:51:05 / October 26, 2020 @ 7:51 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and six and in the last 365 days five hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 98 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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