A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 96 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (60 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.4 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 22:14:21 / 10:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000c6hs. Unique identifier: us7000c6hs. Global time and date of event 27/10/20 / 2020-10-27 22:14:21 / October 27, 2020 @ 10:14 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -159.6956 West, latitude 54.604 North, depth = 28.4 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days two hundred and twelve, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-three and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 96 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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