A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 142 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (88 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 16:16:13 / 4:16 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b9r7. Id of event: us6000b9r7. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/08/20 / 2020-08-05 16:16:13 / August 5, 2020 @ 4:16 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -160.3246° West, 54.0604° North.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days eighty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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