A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 57 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (35 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: us7000csxc. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000csxc. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/12/20 / 2020-12-21 11:57:48 / December 21, 2020 @ 11:57 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 49.61 km, -160.2733° West, 54.8375° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 49.61 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 11:57:48 / 11:57 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days eighty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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