A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 89 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (55 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 01:17:35 / August 1, 2020 @ 1:17 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b7rt. Unique identifier: us6000b7rt. The temblor was picked up at 01:17:35 / 1:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.81 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -160.9012° West, 54.5664° North, depth 10.81 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days seventy-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 89 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska.
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