A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 97 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (60 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.39 km (13 miles). Event id: us6000ccgd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dgxpmj0, us6000ccgd. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:25:22 / 10:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -159.7676° West, latitude 54.5733° North, depth = 21.39 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 22:25:22 / October 19, 2020 @ 10:25 pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and twenty-two, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-eight and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 97 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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