A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 108 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (67 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -159.6316 West, latitude 54.4994 North, depth = 27.9 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.9 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:47:58 / 1:47 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/10/20 / 2020-10-28 01:47:58 / October 28, 2020 @ 1:47 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000c6k0. Unique identifier: us7000c6k0.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days two hundred and nineteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-two and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 108 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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