A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 99 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (62 miles). Exact location, longitude -159.9028° West, latitude 54.5143° North, depth = 13.2 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/11/20 / 2020-11-15 21:14:20 / November 15, 2020 @ 9:14 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak020epkk7cf. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020epkk7cf. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:14:20 / 9:14 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.2 km (8 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each 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 three, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days seven hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days one thousand and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 99 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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