A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 116 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (72 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -159.5729° West, 54.4341° North, depth 16.5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.5 km (10 miles). Event id: ak020djvqkcb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020djvqkcb. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 00:33:50 / October 21, 2020 @ 12:33 am. The temblor was picked up at 00:33:50 / 12:33 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty, in the last 10 days eighty-four, in the past 30 days ninety-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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