A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 86 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (53 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 09:08:22 / October 21, 2020 @ 9:08 am. Exact location of event, depth 1.4 km, -159.8684° West, 54.6496° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dk0y1lw. Id of event: ak020dk0y1lw. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.4 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 09:08:22 / 9:08 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty, in the last 10 days two hundred and seventy-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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