A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 104 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (65 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.3 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:01:54 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.6225 West, latitude 54.5455 North, depth = 16.3 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020digcfgc. Unique identifier: ak020digcfgc. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 14:01:54 / October 20, 2020 @ 2:01 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 five and in the last 365 days seven hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 104 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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