A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 152 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (94 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/10/20 / 2020-10-27 13:23:06 / October 27, 2020 @ 1:23 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -159.6711° West, 54.0513° North, depth 15.57 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.57 km (10 miles). Event id: us6000cdqz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cdqz. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:23:06 / 1:23 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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