A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 118 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (73 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude -159.7361° West, latitude 54.3633° North, depth = 17.2 km. Global time and date of event 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 22:52:09 / October 19, 2020 @ 10:52 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dgxvuk1. Id of event: ak020dgxvuk1. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.2 km (11 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:52:09 / 10:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and eighty-eight, in the last 10 days four hundred and eighty-eight, in the past 30 days five hundred and seven and in the last 365 days seven hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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