A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 53 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (33 miles) on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26.29 km (16 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/07/20 / 2020-07-27 19:42:21 / July 27, 2020 @ 7:42 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -160.3233 West, latitude 54.8649 North, depth = 26.29 km. Event id: us6000b9sb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0209lyvtf3, us6000b9sb. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:42:21 / 7:42 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 53 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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