A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 143 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (89 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:56:06 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -159.5524° West, 54.1738° North, depth 23.1 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.1 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak020di8xhfw. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020di8xhfw. Global time and date of event 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 01:56:06 / October 20, 2020 @ 1:56 am UTC/GMT.
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 two and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 143 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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