A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 97 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (60 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/12/20 / 2020-12-11 17:23:12 / December 11, 2020 @ 5:23 pm. Exact location of event, depth 17.7 km, -159.6547° West, 54.6125° North. The temblor was reported at 17:23:12 / 5:23 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: ak020fwi7ejc. Event ids that are associated: ak020fwi7ejc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.7 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 twenty-two, in the past 30 days ninety-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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