A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 146 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (91 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 01:15:55 / 1:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.3989 West, latitude 54.1811 North, depth = 20.65 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 01:15:55 / October 20, 2020 @ 1:15 am. Id of earthquake: us7000c86p. Event ids that are associated: ak020di8ot00, us7000c86p. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.65 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five hundred and fifty-three, in the last 10 days five hundred and fifty-three, in the past 30 days five hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days seven hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 146 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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