A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 89 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (55 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.8626 West, latitude 54.5593 North, depth = 9.1 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020ac6wt2m, us6000bd4h. Unique identifier: us6000bd4h. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.1 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 12/08/20 / 2020-08-12 05:02:59 / August 12, 2020 @ 5:02 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 05:02:59 / 5:02 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 three, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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