A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 88 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (55 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:16:21 / 12:16 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/08/20 / 2020-08-14 12:16:21 / August 14, 2020 @ 12:16 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -160.9833 West, latitude 54.592 North, depth = 13.8 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bep3. Id of event: us6000bep3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.8 km (9 miles).
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-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 88 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska.
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