A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 134 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (83 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.89 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000c6ax. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000c6ax. Global time and date of event 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 06:20:26 / October 21, 2020 @ 6:20 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -159.6994 West, latitude 54.2192 North, depth = 19.89 km. The temblor was reported at 06:20:26 / 6:20 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and two, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 134 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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