A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 101 km NW of Sand Point, Alaska (63 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 08:07:44 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -161.4679° West, latitude 56.0642° North, depth = 201.52 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20305345, us1000hj7d. Id of event: us1000hj7d. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 201.52 km (125 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/10/18 / 2018-10-27 17:07:44 / October 27, 2018 @ 5:07 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 101 km NW of Sand Point, Alaska.
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