A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 142 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (88 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -159.5366 West, latitude 54.1788 North, depth = 22.3 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 23:00:17 / October 19, 2020 @ 11:00 pm. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:00:17 / 11:00 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak020dgy5ovu. Event ids that are associated: ak020dgy5ovu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.3 km (14 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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 one hundred and sixty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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