A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 94 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (58 miles) on Friday. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:39:54 / 11:39 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak020dndebey. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dndebey. Global time and date of event 23/10/20 / 2020-10-23 11:39:54 / October 23, 2020 @ 11:39 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -159.8301° West, 54.5755° North, depth 11 km.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourteen, in the last 10 days four hundred and fifty-nine, in the past 30 days four hundred and seventy-six and in the last 365 days seven hundred and eighty-four 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 94 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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