A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 121 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (75 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.88 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020dgxaerr, us6000cc2k. Unique identifier: us6000cc2k. The temblor was picked up at 21:54:19 / 9:54 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 21:54:19 / October 19, 2020 @ 9:54 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -159.567 West, latitude 54.3873 North, depth = 20.88 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and fifteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and fifteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 121 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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