A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 129 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (80 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:38:47 / 12:38 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.21 km (13 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.6064 West, latitude 54.2966 North, depth = 21.21 km. Event id: us6000cc5z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020difdhe5, us6000cc5z. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 12:38:47 / October 20, 2020 @ 12:38 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven hundred, in the last 10 days seven hundred and one, in the past 30 days seven hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days nine hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 129 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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