A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 128 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (80 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -159.5666° West, latitude 54.3135° North, depth = 25.91 km. The temblor was detected at 14:15:13 / 2:15 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.91 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 14:15:13 / October 21, 2020 @ 2:15 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000cawt. Event ids that are associated: ak020dk3yp25, us6000cawt.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 128 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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