A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 100 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (62 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:38:06 / 12:38 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 00:38:06 / October 20, 2020 @ 12:38 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak020di886wh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020di886wh. Exact location of event, longitude -159.7297 West, latitude 54.5507 North, depth = 12 km.
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-nine, in the last 10 days three hundred and eighty-nine, in the past 30 days four hundred and seven and in the last 365 days seven hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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