A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 103 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (64 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.8 km (4 miles). Exact location, longitude -159.8707° West, latitude 54.4797° North, depth = 6.8 km. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:51:34 / 9:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 21:51:34 / October 19, 2020 @ 9:51 pm. Unique identifier: ak020dgx9sms. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020dgx9sms.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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