A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 120 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (75 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us7000c704. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020dk8ngwf, us7000c704. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.6082 West, latitude 54.3851 North, depth = 27.79 km. Global time and date of event 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 22:02:53 / October 21, 2020 @ 10:02 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.79 km (17 miles). The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:02:53 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-two, in the last 10 days two hundred and eighty-eight, in the past 30 days three hundred and six and in the last 365 days five 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.
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