A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 141 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (88 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -159.6718 West, latitude 54.1566 North, depth = 23.03 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 23.03 km (14 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:45:16 / 1:45 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000cagg. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020djwewjy, us6000cagg. Global time and date of event 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 01:45:16 / October 21, 2020 @ 1:45 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-four, in the last 10 days eighty-six, in the past 30 days ninety-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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