A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 120 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (75 miles). Unique identifier: us6000ca9b. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020dibatsk, us6000ca9b. The temblor was detected at 05:54:24 / 5:54 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 05:54:24 / October 20, 2020 @ 5:54 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.6633 West, latitude 54.3704 North, depth = 26.97 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.97 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 120 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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