A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 11 km SSE of Tanacross, Alaska (7 miles) on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020ds9pinu. Id of event: ak020ds9pinu. Exact location of event, longitude -143.2809 West, latitude 63.2849 North, depth = 4.3 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.3 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 26/10/20 / 2020-10-26 07:53:04 / October 26, 2020 @ 7:53 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 07:53:04 / 7:53 am (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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