A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 44 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (27 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.3852 West, latitude 54.9466 North, depth = 45.32 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 09:25:11 / 9:25 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.32 km (28 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/10/20 / 2020-10-26 09:25:11 / October 26, 2020 @ 9:25 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cd8r. Unique identifier: us6000cd8r.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 44 km S of Sand Point, Alaska.
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