A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 115 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (71 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.2 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 00:35:06 / 12:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: ak020djvqwe5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020djvqwe5. Exact location of earthquake, -159.6555° West, 54.4246° North, depth 7.2 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 00:35:06 / October 21, 2020 @ 12:35 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-four, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 115 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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