A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 154 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (96 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.632 West, latitude 54.0445 North, depth = 19.36 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/10/20 / 2020-10-27 20:47:31 / October 27, 2020 @ 8:47 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 20:47:31 / 8:47 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000c6g6. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000c6g6. 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 19.36 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days two hundred and five, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 154 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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