A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 123 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (76 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.95 km (11 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:03:33 / 9:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 17.95 km, -159.7864° West, 54.3097° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d25d. Unique identifier: us6000d25d. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 23/12/20 / 2020-12-23 09:03:33 / December 23, 2020 @ 9:03 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days seventy-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 123 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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