A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 76 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (47 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 18.21 km, -160.1341° West, 54.6848° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.21 km (11 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 21:19:20 / October 19, 2020 @ 9:19 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:19:20 / 9:19 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dgx2wbk, us6000cc2s. Id of event: us6000cc2s.
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 ninety-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 76 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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