A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 56 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (35 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/07/20 / 2020-07-23 08:40:31 / July 23, 2020 @ 8:40 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.3265 West, latitude 54.8405 North, depth = 31.77 km. Unique identifier: us6000b2iy. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b2iy. The temblor was picked up at 08:40:31 / 8:40 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31.77 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 56 km S of Sand Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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