A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 123 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (76 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -159.6085 West, latitude 54.3577 North, depth = 25.5 km. The temblor was reported at 12:35:32 / 12:35 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.5 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 12:35:32 / October 20, 2020 @ 12:35 pm. Event id: ak020difdahl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020difdahl.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and eighty-eight, in the last 10 days three hundred and eighty-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and five and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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