A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 32 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (20 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:54:09 / 7:54 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.5 km (7 miles). Exact location, longitude -160.3569° West, latitude 55.0603° North, depth = 11.5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/08/20 / 2020-08-06 07:54:09 / August 6, 2020 @ 7:54 am. Event id: ak020a2b6mrf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020a2b6mrf.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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 fourty-seven, in the last 10 days ninety-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 32 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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