A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 123 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (76 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -159.7296° West, 54.3229° North, depth 23.18 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/10/20 / 2020-10-27 04:52:17 / October 27, 2020 @ 4:52 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cdm0. Id of event: us6000cdm0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.18 km (14 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:52:17 / 4:52 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days two hundred, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-nine 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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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 123 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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