A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 86 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (53 miles). Unique identifier: ak020ds77sjn. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020ds77sjn. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.8 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/10/20 / 2020-10-26 03:34:41 / October 26, 2020 @ 3:34 am. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:34:41 / 3:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.858 West, latitude 54.6558 North, depth = 4.8 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-two, in the last 10 days four hundred and seventy-seven, in the past 30 days four hundred and ninety-five and in the last 365 days eight hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 86 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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