A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 136 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (85 miles). Unique identifier: us6000ca0w. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ca0w. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 14:25:16 / October 20, 2020 @ 2:25 pm. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:25:16 / 2:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.6743 West, latitude 54.2027 North, depth = 20.99 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.99 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-eight, in the last 10 days sixty-eight, in the past 30 days eighty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 136 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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