A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 91 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (57 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.8601 West, latitude 54.5396 North, depth = 13.22 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/08/20 / 2020-08-22 17:49:50 / August 22, 2020 @ 5:49 pm. The temblor was picked up at 17:49:50 / 5:49 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000bj4f. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bj4f. The epicenter was at a depth of 13.22 km (8 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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