A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 80 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (50 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -161.1264 West, latitude 54.7095 North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/10/20 / 2020-10-03 17:49:21 / October 3, 2020 @ 5:49 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000c7dw. Event ids that are associated: ak020cqea1ld, us6000c7dw. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:49:21 / 5:49 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and thirty-eight, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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