A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 118 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (73 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.8054 West, latitude 54.3467 North, depth = 34.8 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/10/20 / 2020-10-23 06:08:34 / October 23, 2020 @ 6:08 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dna8h6u. Id of event: ak020dna8h6u. The temblor was reported at 06:08:34 / 6:08 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.8 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seventeen, in the last 10 days four hundred and sixty-two, in the past 30 days four hundred and eighty-one and in the last 365 days seven hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 118 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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