A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 138 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (86 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 18:59:44 / October 21, 2020 @ 6:59 pm. Event id: us6000cawx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cawx. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:59:44 / 6:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.9659 West, latitude 54.1291 North, depth = 10 km. 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 sixty-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 fifty 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 138 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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