A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 121 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (75 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dn9bnj4. Id of event: ak020dn9bnj4. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:55:25 / 4:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.2 km (16 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/10/20 / 2020-10-23 04:55:25 / October 23, 2020 @ 4:55 am. Exact location of event, depth 25.2 km, -159.4345° West, 54.4333° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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: 121 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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