A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 60 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (37 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -159.8624° West, 54.9318° North, depth 21.3 km. The temblor was reported at 17:44:37 / 5:44 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 17:44:37 / August 19, 2020 @ 5:44 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.3 km (13 miles). Event id: ak020anz2ega. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020anz2ega.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-seven 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 earthquakes in the world each year.
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