A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 111 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (69 miles) on Thursday. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:38:14 / 10:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -159.7706 West, latitude 54.4273 North, depth = 20 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/10/20 / 2020-10-29 10:38:14 / October 29, 2020 @ 10:38 am. Unique identifier: ak020dxa0o57. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020dxa0o57.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-eight, in the last 10 days five hundred and ninety-nine, in the past 30 days six hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days nine hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 111 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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