A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 137 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (85 miles). The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:26:43 / 11:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -159.586 West, latitude 54.2177 North, depth = 24.93 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.93 km (15 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 23:26:43 / October 21, 2020 @ 11:26 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dk9e0gf, us7000c6bn. Id of event: us7000c6bn.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-nine, 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 fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 137 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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