A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 142 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (88 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/10/20 / 2020-10-27 17:30:49 / October 27, 2020 @ 5:30 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:30:49 / 5:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 13.87 km, -159.7145° West, 54.136° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.87 km (9 miles). Event id: us7000c69x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c69x.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days two hundred and four, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 142 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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