A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 97 km SW of Sand Point, Alaska (60 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/17 / 2017-10-20 11:53:43 / October 20, 2017 @ 11:53 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.5 km (16 miles). Unique identifier: us1000aw5q. Ids that are associated to the event: ak17090681, us1000aw5q. The temblor was picked up at 00:53:43 / 12:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 25.5 km, -161.4955° West, 54.6701° North.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 97 km SW of Sand Point, Alaska.
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