A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 125 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (78 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:57:43 / 12:57 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 00:57:43 / October 21, 2020 @ 12:57 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 28.63 km (18 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000c6bq. Event ids that are associated: ak020djvvurd, us7000c6bq. Exact location of event, depth 28.63 km, -159.637° West, 54.323° North.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and eight, in the last 10 days four hundred and thirty-four, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-two and in the last 365 days seven hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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