A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 95 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (59 miles). Exact location, longitude -159.6516° West, latitude 54.6328° North, depth = 31.71 km. Global time and date of event 03/03/21 / 2021-03-03 13:54:03 / March 3, 2021 @ 1:54 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.71 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:54:03 / 1:54 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000df5a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000df5a.
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 95 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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