A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 98 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (61 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -159.7715° West, 54.5568° North, depth 7.78 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000c7h9. Unique identifier: us7000c7h9. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/10/20 / 2020-10-29 12:19:40 / October 29, 2020 @ 12:19 pm. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:19:40 / 12:19 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.78 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days two hundred and eighty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety and in the last 365 days six hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 98 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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