A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 100 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (62 miles). Exact location, longitude -159.8184° West, latitude 54.52° North, depth = 5.3 km. Id of earthquake: ak020dlkc9iw. Event ids that are associated: ak020dlkc9iw. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:12:44 / 2:12 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 02:12:44 / October 22, 2020 @ 2:12 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.3 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and thirty-seven, in the last 10 days five hundred and twenty-two, in the past 30 days five hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days eight hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 100 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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