A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 121 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (75 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -159.5375° West, 54.3961° North, depth 33.9 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 22:45:33 / October 19, 2020 @ 10:45 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020dgxtxtm. Unique identifier: ak020dgxtxtm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.9 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:45:33 / 10:45 pm (local time epicenter).
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 seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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: 121 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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