Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Sand Point in Alaska

Earthquake location 54.9484S, -159.7558WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 64 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (40 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:39:40 / 2:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.7558 West, latitude 54.9484 North, depth = 23.83 km. Event id: us6000b7sc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b7sc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.83 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 02:39:40 / August 1, 2020 @ 2:39 am UTC/GMT.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 64 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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