A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 113 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (70 miles). Id of earthquake: ak020dijwrgj. Event ids that are associated: ak020dijwrgj. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 20:00:25 / October 20, 2020 @ 8:00 pm. The temblor was picked up at 20:00:25 / 8:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -159.7432° West, latitude 54.4149° North, depth = 21.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.6 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and eighty-seven, in the last 10 days three hundred and eighty-seven, in the past 30 days four hundred and five and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 113 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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