Mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 82 mi southeast of Sand Point, Alaska, USA, on 19 Oct 10:17 pm (GMT -11) -

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 82 mi southeast of Sand Point, Alaska, USA, on 19 Oct 10:17 pm (GMT -11)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 20 km depth

20 Oct 10:01 UTC: First to report: USGS after 44 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Oct 2020 09:17:47 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 19 Oct 10:17 pm (GMT -11)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 20.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.2707°N / 159.594°W (North Pacific Ocean, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Dana (184 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
132 km (82 mi) SSE of Sand Point (pop: 1,060) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) S of Perryville (pop: 113) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) ESE of King Cove (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) ESE of Cold Bay (pop: 123) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) SSW of Chignik Lake (pop: 73) --> See nearby quakes!
402 km (250 mi) E of Akutan (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
455 km (283 mi) E of Unalaska (pop: 4,490) --> See nearby quakes!
593 km (369 mi) SW of Kodiak (pop: 6,250) --> See nearby quakes!
6156 km (3825 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
6156 km (3825 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) S of Chernabura Island --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 7.9°C (46 F), humidity: 62%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from N
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 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 4.220 km132 Km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska, USAUSGS
M 4.220 kmSouth Of Alaska, USAEMSC

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Mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 82 mi southeast of Sand Point, Alaska, USA, on 19 Oct 10:17 pm (GMT -11)
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