A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 62 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (39 miles). Exact location of event, depth 27.71 km, -159.831° West, 54.9279° North. The temblor was reported at 17:44:37 / 5:44 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000bh8k. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020anz2ega, us6000bh8k. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.71 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 17:44:37 / August 19, 2020 @ 5:44 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighteen 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.
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