A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 87 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (54 miles). Global time and date of event 26/10/20 / 2020-10-26 03:56:33 / October 26, 2020 @ 3:56 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 28.81 km, -159.628° West, 54.7322° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.81 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000cd68. Event ids that are associated: ak020ds7chqa, us6000cd68. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:56:33 / 3:56 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and five and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-five 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 87 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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