A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 67 km ESE of Sand Point, Alaska (42 miles) on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020dlqh08x, us6000cbb5. Unique identifier: us6000cbb5. The temblor was reported at 12:41:00 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 12:41:00 / October 22, 2020 @ 12:41 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -159.5928 West, latitude 55.0171 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-five, in the last 10 days two hundred and seventy-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-five and in the last 365 days six hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
Questions or comments?
How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 67 km ESE of Sand Point, Alaska.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.