A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 64 km ESE of Sand Point, Alaska (40 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 03:36:58 / 3:36 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000b8k0. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b8k0. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/08/20 / 2020-08-03 03:36:58 / August 3, 2020 @ 3:36 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 41.1 km, -159.5175° West, 55.1736° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 41.1 km (26 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. 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: 64 km ESE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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