A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 58 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (36 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/09/20 / 2020-09-18 08:54:56 / September 18, 2020 @ 8:54 am. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:54:56 / 8:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.357 West, latitude 54.8217 North, depth = 25.66 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.66 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020c1fw37p, us6000c2pj. Id of event: us6000c2pj.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 58 km S of Sand Point, Alaska.
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