A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 143 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (89 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020dk6zmgq, us7000c72p. Unique identifier: us7000c72p. The temblor was detected at 19:23:32 / 7:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -159.4393 West, latitude 54.2051 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 19:23:32 / October 21, 2020 @ 7:23 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seventy-six, in the last 10 days four hundred and twenty-five, in the past 30 days four hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 143 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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