A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 120 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (75 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:12:58 / 12:12 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dlj5f99. Id of event: ak020dlj5f99. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 00:12:58 / October 22, 2020 @ 12:12 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.7788 West, latitude 54.3376 North, depth = 17.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.4 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and sixty-nine, in the last 10 days five hundred and fourty, in the past 30 days five hundred and fifty-nine and in the last 365 days eight hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 120 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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