A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 139 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (86 miles). Unique identifier: us6000cc6e. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020diaz7v0, us6000cc6e. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:58:22 / 4:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.01 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 04:58:22 / October 20, 2020 @ 4:58 am. Exact location of event, depth 22.01 km, -159.6032° West, 54.1947° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six hundred and one, in the last 10 days six hundred and one, in the past 30 days six hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days eight hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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