A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 81 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (50 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -159.6093° West, latitude 54.8172° North, depth = 22.99 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 10:15:56 / July 22, 2020 @ 10:15 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 22.99 km (14 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:15:56 / 10:15 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000at0u. Event ids that are associated: ak0209djogvv, us7000at0u.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and thirteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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: 81 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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