A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 134 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (83 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/10/20 / 2020-10-23 01:52:09 / October 23, 2020 @ 1:52 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000ca4b. Event ids that are associated: ak020dn7io7x, us7000ca4b. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -159.6434° West, 54.2306° North. The temblor was detected at 01:52:09 / 1:52 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-eight, in the last 10 days four hundred and seventy-one, in the past 30 days four hundred and eighty-nine and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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