A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 90 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (56 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.6 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak020dgybgtx. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020dgybgtx. Exact location of event, longitude -159.7092 West, latitude 54.6671 North, depth = 41.6 km. The temblor was detected at 23:27:11 / 11:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 23:27:11 / October 19, 2020 @ 11:27 pm UTC/GMT.
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 seventy-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 90 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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