A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 119 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (74 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26.04 km (16 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:48:44 / 12:48 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 00:48:44 / October 20, 2020 @ 12:48 am. Exact location of event, longitude -159.6689 West, latitude 54.3794 North, depth = 26.04 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020di8aey6, us7000c86h. Id of event: us7000c86h.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and twenty-nine, in the last 10 days four hundred and twenty-nine, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty-seven and in the last 365 days seven hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 119 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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