A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 145 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (90 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak020dijkjmv. Unique identifier: ak020dijkjmv. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -159.5837° West, latitude 54.137° North, depth = 20 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:43:26 / 7:43 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 19:43:26 / October 20, 2020 @ 7:43 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-eight, in the last 10 days seventy-eight, in the past 30 days ninety-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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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