A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 110 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (68 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/10/20 / 2020-10-23 01:23:55 / October 23, 2020 @ 1:23 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000c7fl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c7fl. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.57 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.6451 West, latitude 54.4783 North, depth = 27.57 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:23:55 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-three, in the last 10 days two hundred and eighty-five, in the past 30 days three hundred and four and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 110 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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