A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 123 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (76 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 23.64 km, -159.6449° West, 54.3383° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 23:21:02 / October 21, 2020 @ 11:21 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:21:02 / 11:21 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23.64 km (15 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cb2t. Id of event: us6000cb2t.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days one hundred and nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 123 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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