A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 120 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (75 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 05:54:23 / 5:54 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak020dibatsk. Event ids that are associated: ak020dibatsk. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 05:54:23 / October 20, 2020 @ 5:54 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.7008 West, latitude 54.3524 North, depth = 21 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 seventy-four, in the last 10 days seventy-four, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-six 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 120 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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