A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 105 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (65 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:40:17 / 7:40 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/10/20 / 2020-10-26 07:40:17 / October 26, 2020 @ 7:40 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000cd7z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cd7z. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.02 km (13 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -159.8437 West, latitude 54.4691 North, depth = 21.02 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and one and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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