A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 83 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (52 miles) on Friday. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:55:10 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak020arbe91i. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020arbe91i. Global time and date of event 21/08/20 / 2020-08-21 19:55:10 / August 21, 2020 @ 7:55 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.8 km (9 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -161.1792 West, latitude 54.701 North, depth = 14.8 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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