A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 93 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (58 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020fwi7ejc, us7000cqbz. Id of event: us7000cqbz. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:23:11 / 5:23 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/12/20 / 2020-12-11 17:23:11 / December 11, 2020 @ 5:23 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.45 km (17 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -159.606 West, latitude 54.6732 North, depth = 27.45 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and four 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.
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