A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 109 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (68 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 00:50:41 / October 20, 2020 @ 12:50 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.6029 West, latitude 54.5033 North, depth = 14.5 km. Unique identifier: ak020di8aue7. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020di8aue7. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.5 km (9 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:50:41 / 12:50 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 six and in the last 365 days seven hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 109 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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