A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 136 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (85 miles) on Saturday. Unique identifier: us7000c8ir. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020dp3vhy9, us7000c8ir. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26.09 km (16 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:30:57 / 4:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -159.5254 West, latitude 54.2429 North, depth = 26.09 km. Global time and date of event 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 16:30:57 / October 24, 2020 @ 4:30 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-nine, in the last 10 days four hundred and seventeen, in the past 30 days four hundred and thirty-one and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-six 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 136 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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