A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 130 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (81 miles) on Monday. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:27:04 / 9:27 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak020dgx4ngn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dgx4ngn. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 21:27:04 / October 19, 2020 @ 9:27 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -159.5432° West, 54.2996° North, depth 37 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 37 km (23 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-seven, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 130 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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