A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 136 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (85 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 04:26:49 / 4:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -159.688 West, latitude 54.2047 North, depth = 32.4 km. Unique identifier: ak020diajtt8. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020diajtt8. Global time and date of event 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 04:26:49 / October 20, 2020 @ 4:26 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.4 km (20 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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-seven, in the last 10 days three hundred and eighty-seven, in the past 30 days four hundred and four and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 136 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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