A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 106 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (66 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:37:52 / 2:37 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/12/20 / 2020-12-04 02:37:52 / December 4, 2020 @ 2:37 am. Id of earthquake: us7000cmtc. Event ids that are associated: us7000cmtc. The epicenter was at a depth of 27.22 km (17 miles). Exact location of event, depth 27.22 km, -159.5293° West, 54.554° North.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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