A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 219 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (136 miles) on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/09/20 / 2020-09-17 19:44:42 / September 17, 2020 @ 7:44 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -158.1034° West, 53.9321° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:44:42 / 7:44 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak020bzyuddn, us7000bpkc. Unique identifier: us7000bpkc.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 219 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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