A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, south of Alaska (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.5 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:20:04 / 2:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 02:20:04 / October 20, 2020 @ 2:20 am. Exact location of earthquake, -159.6016° West, 54.3713° North, depth 20.5 km. Id of earthquake: ak020di9b737. Event ids that are associated: ak020di9b737.
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 ninety, in the last 10 days three hundred and ninety, in the past 30 days four hundred and eight and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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