A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 125 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (78 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 14:32:16 / 2:32 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.35 km (13 miles). Global time and date of event 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 14:32:16 / October 21, 2020 @ 2:32 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 20.35 km, -159.4277° West, 54.3935° North. Id of earthquake: us7000c6b2. Event ids that are associated: us7000c6b2.
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 eighty-seven, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-four 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: 125 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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