A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 130 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (81 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak020dgy84op. Unique identifier: ak020dgy84op. The temblor was picked up at 23:11:54 / 11:11 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.6 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -159.6187 West, latitude 54.2828 North, depth = 33.6 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 23:11:54 / October 19, 2020 @ 11:11 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 130 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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