A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes south of Alaska (0 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:36:36 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000cc4t. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020di8t9ff, us6000cc4t. The epicenter was at a depth of 20.3 km (13 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -159.5634 West, latitude 54.2602 North, depth = 20.3 km. 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: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 01:36:36 / October 20, 2020 @ 1:36 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five hundred and seventy-eight, in the last 10 days five hundred and seventy-eight, in the past 30 days five hundred and ninety-five and in the last 365 days eight hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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