A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 106 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (66 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 18:15:43 / 6:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.6371 West, latitude 54.5176 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000c6bu. Event ids that are associated: ak020dk6ci34, us7000c6bu. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 18:15:43 / October 21, 2020 @ 6:15 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-six, in the last 10 days two hundred and ninety-three, in the past 30 days three hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 106 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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