A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 90 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (56 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -159.7159° West, latitude 54.6606° North, depth = 32.2 km. The temblor was detected at 17:55:22 / 5:55 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 32.2 km (20 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000cngk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020fml6794, us7000cngk. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/12/20 / 2020-12-05 17:55:22 / December 5, 2020 @ 5:55 pm UTC/GMT.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eighty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 90 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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