A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 81 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (50 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 16:12:02 / August 8, 2020 @ 4:12 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.44 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000bb5l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bb5l. The temblor was picked up at 16:12:02 / 4:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -161.0889 West, latitude 54.6862 North, depth = 25.44 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days ninety-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 81 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska.
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