A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 76 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (47 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -159.9552 West, latitude 54.7291 North, depth = 35.06 km. Global time and date of event 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 07:59:02 / October 21, 2020 @ 7:59 am UTC/GMT. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:59:02 / 7:59 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.06 km (22 miles). Event id: us7000c6bp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c6bp.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 76 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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