A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 106 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (66 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dgx79ak, us6000ccg9. Id of event: us6000ccg9. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 21:39:51 / October 19, 2020 @ 9:39 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.07 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 21:39:51 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.7797 West, latitude 54.4779 North, depth = 19.07 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and eleven, in the last 10 days two hundred and eleven, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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.
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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. 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: 106 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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