A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 115 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (71 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:05:26 / 2:05 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cags. Unique identifier: us6000cags. Exact location of event, longitude -159.7555 West, latitude 54.3915 North, depth = 24.89 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.89 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 02:05:26 / October 21, 2020 @ 2:05 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-six, in the last 10 days ninety, in the past 30 days one hundred and five and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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