A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 96 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (60 miles) on Monday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:04:52 / 9:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 21:04:52 / October 19, 2020 @ 9:04 pm. Event id: us6000ccg4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dgwzr9n, us6000ccg4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 20.61 km (13 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -159.6882° West, 54.6071° North, depth 20.61 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eighty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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