A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 128 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (80 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:52:52 / 8:52 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000caj3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000caj3. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 08:52:52 / October 21, 2020 @ 8:52 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 21.74 km (14 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -159.5783 West, latitude 54.3076 North, depth = 21.74 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 128 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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