A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 60 km ESE of Sand Point, Alaska (37 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -159.5973 West, latitude 55.1589 North, depth = 35.27 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020ahe3m13, us7000bf7g. Id of event: us7000bf7g. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 19:43:14 / August 15, 2020 @ 7:43 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:43:14 / 7:43 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.27 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-nine 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: 60 km ESE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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