A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 87 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (54 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 19.7 km, -159.7676° West, 54.6748° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020dgx6kg6. Unique identifier: ak020dgx6kg6. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.7 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 21:36:29 / October 19, 2020 @ 9:36 pm. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:36:29 / 9:36 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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-three, in the last 10 days four hundred and eighty-three, in the past 30 days five hundred and one and in the last 365 days eight hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 87 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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