A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 103 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (64 miles) on Friday. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:05:05 / 2:05 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000ca3k. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020dn7u1qw, us7000ca3k. Exact location of earthquake, -159.7285° West, 54.5163° North, depth 35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/10/20 / 2020-10-23 02:05:05 / October 23, 2020 @ 2:05 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty, in the last 10 days four hundred and seventy-three, in the past 30 days four hundred and ninety-two and in the last 365 days seven hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 103 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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