A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 126 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (78 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -159.2861° West, 54.4385° North, depth 26.36 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 10:08:09 / October 20, 2020 @ 10:08 am. Unique identifier: us6000cc5n. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cc5n. 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 26.36 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 10:08:09 / 10:08 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six hundred and ninety-five, in the last 10 days six hundred and ninety-five, in the past 30 days seven hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days nine hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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