A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 95 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (59 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 01:58:48 / October 21, 2020 @ 1:58 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.1706 West, latitude 54.5026 North, depth = 21.3 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.3 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000cagh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cagh. The temblor was reported at 01:58:48 / 1:58 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-five, in the last 10 days eighty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and four and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 95 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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