A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 103 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (64 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -159.6266° West, 54.5555° North, depth 23.8 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.8 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 23:30:24 / October 19, 2020 @ 11:30 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dgyc4zu. Id of event: ak020dgyc4zu. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:30:24 / 11:30 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 eighty and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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: 103 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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