A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 117 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (73 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 14:15:16 / October 21, 2020 @ 2:15 pm. The temblor was reported at 14:15:16 / 2:15 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dk3yp25. Id of event: ak020dk3yp25. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.7 km (13 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -159.6523° West, 54.3991° North, depth 20.7 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days one hundred and two, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days four hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 117 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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