A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 97 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (60 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -159.6929° West, latitude 54.59° North, depth = 14.2 km. The temblor was picked up at 08:53:46 / 8:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 08:53:46 / October 20, 2020 @ 8:53 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.2 km (9 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak020did2yc6. Unique identifier: ak020did2yc6.
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-eight, in the last 10 days three hundred and eighty-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and five and in the last 365 days seven hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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