A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 118 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (73 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 21:21:16 / October 19, 2020 @ 9:21 pm. Unique identifier: us6000cc2d. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cc2d. Exact location of event, longitude -159.8522 West, latitude 54.3393 North, depth = 21.8 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:21:16 / 9:21 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.8 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and ninety-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 118 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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