A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 110 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (68 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 21:51:35 / October 19, 2020 @ 9:51 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.29 km (18 miles). Event id: us6000cc2x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dgx9sms, us6000cc2x. The temblor was picked up at 21:51:35 / 9:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -159.7382° West, 54.4506° North, depth 28.29 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and fourteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 110 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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