A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 57 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (35 miles). The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:40:55 / 4:40 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000c8dn. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020ctopgez, us6000c8dn. Exact location, longitude -160.2999° West, latitude 54.8317° North, depth = 24.42 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.42 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/10/20 / 2020-10-05 16:40:55 / October 5, 2020 @ 4:40 pm UTC/GMT.
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 fourty-four, in the last 10 days four hundred and fifty-five, in the past 30 days four hundred and seventy-four and in the last 365 days seven hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 57 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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