A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 123 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (76 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -159.3947 West, latitude 54.4274 North, depth = 35 km. Event id: us6000cc7d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dn9bnj4, us6000cc7d. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/10/20 / 2020-10-23 04:55:25 / October 23, 2020 @ 4:55 am. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:55:25 / 4:55 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 123 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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