A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 132 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (82 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -159.675 West, latitude 54.2504 North, depth = 23.26 km. Unique identifier: us6000cc5s. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020diew9w3, us6000cc5s. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:58:19 / 11:58 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.26 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 11:58:19 / October 20, 2020 @ 11:58 am UTC/GMT. 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 seven hundred and four, in the last 10 days seven hundred and five, in the past 30 days seven hundred and twenty-three and in the last 365 days nine hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 132 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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