A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 108 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (67 miles). Event id: us7000c6zy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dk5elkw, us7000c6zy. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.71 km (13 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -159.6622° West, 54.4872° North, depth 20.71 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 16:57:33 / October 21, 2020 @ 4:57 pm. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:57:33 / 4:57 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and ninety-three, in the last 10 days four hundred and thirty-four, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days seven hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 108 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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