A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 131 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (81 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:51:36 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dia3cfk, us6000cc69. Id of event: us6000cc69. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.6178 West, latitude 54.273 North, depth = 17 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 03:51:36 / October 20, 2020 @ 3:51 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six hundred and eight, in the last 10 days six hundred and nine, in the past 30 days six hundred and twenty-seven and in the last 365 days nine hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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