A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 111 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (69 miles) on Tuesday. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:09:49 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 00:09:49 / October 20, 2020 @ 12:09 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.2 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020di82me7. Id of event: ak020di82me7. Exact location of event, longitude -159.6431 West, latitude 54.4621 North, depth = 15.2 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and eighty-eight, in the last 10 days three hundred and eighty-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and seven and in the last 365 days seven hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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