A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 118 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (73 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -159.6699 West, latitude 54.3886 North, depth = 27.41 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/10/20 / 2020-10-31 04:46:51 / October 31, 2020 @ 4:46 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.41 km (17 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c8j8. Id of event: us7000c8j8. The temblor was picked up at 04:46:51 / 4:46 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-four, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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