A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 97 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (60 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.6514 West, latitude 54.6087 North, depth = 26.12 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 26.12 km (16 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dcpg. Unique identifier: us6000dcpg. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/01/21 / 2021-01-28 16:45:51 / January 28, 2021 @ 4:45 pm. The temblor was picked up at 16:45:51 / 4:45 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days sixty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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