A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 141 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (88 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:17:02 / 6:17 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak020dlmrar0, us6000cb6g. Unique identifier: us6000cb6g. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 06:17:02 / October 22, 2020 @ 6:17 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.97 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -159.75° West, latitude 54.1395° North, depth = 20.97 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventeen, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 141 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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