A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 134 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (83 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.9 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.5569 West, latitude 54.2575 North, depth = 27.9 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 02:21:25 / October 20, 2020 @ 2:21 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020di9bgf5. Id of event: ak020di9bgf5. The temblor was picked up at 02:21:25 / 2:21 am (local time epicenter).
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 three and in the last 365 days six hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 134 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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