A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 48 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (30 miles). The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:06:17 / 4:06 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000bgyg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bgyg. Exact location of event, longitude -160.297 West, latitude 54.9155 North, depth = 28.22 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.22 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 04:06:17 / August 19, 2020 @ 4:06 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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