A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 145 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (90 miles) on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 05:09:17 / October 20, 2020 @ 5:09 am. The temblor was picked up at 05:09:17 / 5:09 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000c9us. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020dib1619, us6000c9us. Exact location of earthquake, -159.484° West, 54.1673° North, depth 25.19 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.19 km (16 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-seven, in the last 10 days fifty-seven, in the past 30 days sixty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-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: 145 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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