A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 93 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (58 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000bft8. Event ids that are associated: us6000bft8. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 03:56:27 / August 17, 2020 @ 3:56 am. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -160.7995° West, 54.5123° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:56:27 / 3:56 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 93 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska.
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