A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 142 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (88 miles). Global time and date of event 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 13:36:32 / October 24, 2020 @ 1:36 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000c8in. Event ids that are associated: ak020dp23ufu, us7000c8in. Exact location, longitude -159.6094° West, latitude 54.1663° North, depth = 19.5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.5 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 13:36:32 / 1:36 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-seven, in the last 10 days four hundred and fourteen, in the past 30 days four hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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