A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 88 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (55 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020arbe91i, us6000bind. Id of event: us6000bind. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/08/20 / 2020-08-21 19:55:08 / August 21, 2020 @ 7:55 pm. The temblor was picked up at 19:55:08 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -161.1072 West, latitude 54.6247 North, depth = 25.72 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.72 km (16 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 sixteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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