A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 116 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (72 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/12/20 / 2020-12-03 01:08:43 / December 3, 2020 @ 1:08 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.76 km (16 miles). Unique identifier: us7000cmbw. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cmbw. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.7333 West, latitude 54.3904 North, depth = 25.76 km. The temblor was detected at 01:08:43 / 1:08 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ninety-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and thirteen 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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