A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 124 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (77 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak020dk8ngwf. Unique identifier: ak020dk8ngwf. Exact location, longitude -159.5599° West, latitude 54.3561° North, depth = 15.8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.8 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 22:02:53 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 22:02:53 / October 21, 2020 @ 10:02 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eight, in the last 10 days two hundred and seventy-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 124 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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