A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 117 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (73 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.95 km (13 miles). Global time and date of event 25/10/20 / 2020-10-25 16:53:43 / October 25, 2020 @ 4:53 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000cd0z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dqrj5p9, us6000cd0z. Exact location of event, longitude -159.7489 West, latitude 54.3712 North, depth = 20.95 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:53:43 / 4:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 117 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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