A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 98 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (61 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.6883 West, latitude 54.5881 North, depth = 27.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.6 km (17 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 14:16:42 / October 21, 2020 @ 2:16 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:16:42 / 2:16 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000can0, ak020dk3yyqm. Id of event: us6000can0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and three, in the past 30 days two hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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