Mag. 4.4 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 62 mi southeast of Sand Point, Alaska, USA, on 19 Oct 7:09 pm (GMT -8) -

Mag. 4.4 earthquake  - Gulf of Alaska, 62 mi southeast of Sand Point, Alaska, USA, on 19 Oct 7:09 pm (GMT -8)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 3 km depth

20 Oct 03:26 UTC: First to report: USGS after 17 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Oct 2020 03:09:11 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 19 Oct 7:09 pm (GMT -8)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 2.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.5783°N / 159.6675°W (Gulf of Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Stepovak Bay 2 (150 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
100 km (62 mi) SSE of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) SSW of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) ESE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) SSW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (128 mi) ESE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
399 km (248 mi) E of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
453 km (282 mi) ENE of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
574 km (356 mi) SW of Kodiak (pop: 6,250) --> See nearby quakes!
6149 km (3821 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
6149 km (3821 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSW of Chernabura Island --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 8.4°C (47 F), humidity: 68%, wind: 7 m/s (13 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.42.9 km99 Km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska, USAUSGS
M 4.224 kmSouth Of Alaska, USAEMSC

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Mag. 4.4 earthquake - Gulf of Alaska, 62 mi southeast of Sand Point, Alaska, USA, on 19 Oct 7:09 pm (GMT -8)
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