A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 55 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (34 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/09/20 / 2020-09-18 08:54:57 / September 18, 2020 @ 8:54 am. Exact location, longitude -160.3488° West, latitude 54.8431° North, depth = 15 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:54:57 / 8:54 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020c1fw37p. Id of event: ak020c1fw37p.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 55 km S of Sand Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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