A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 73 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (45 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.18 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000bi2a. Event ids that are associated: us6000bi2a. The temblor was detected at 00:34:22 / 12:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -160.1167 West, latitude 54.7164 North, depth = 18.18 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/08/20 / 2020-08-21 00:34:22 / August 21, 2020 @ 12:34 am.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-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: 73 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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