A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 57 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (35 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:06:50 / 2:06 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.27 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.3014 West, latitude 54.8351 North, depth = 39.27 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/01/21 / 2021-01-20 02:06:50 / January 20, 2021 @ 2:06 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d1ix. Unique identifier: us7000d1ix.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 57 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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