A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 128 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (80 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -159.5502° West, 54.3225° North, depth 21.81 km. Event id: us7000c87b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020di9b737, us7000c87b. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:20:02 / 2:20 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.81 km (14 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 02:20:02 / October 20, 2020 @ 2:20 am.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five hundred and eighty-seven, in the last 10 days five hundred and eighty-seven, in the past 30 days six hundred and four and in the last 365 days eight hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 128 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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