A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 132 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (82 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 15:30:03 / 3:30 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 19.8 km (12 miles). Unique identifier: ak020dnfq0gn. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020dnfq0gn. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/10/20 / 2020-10-23 15:30:03 / October 23, 2020 @ 3:30 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -159.7254 West, latitude 54.2313 North, depth = 19.8 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 thirty-nine, in the last 10 days four hundred and ninety-three, in the past 30 days five hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days seven hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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