A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 131 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (81 miles) on Tuesday. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:56:05 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -159.6152 West, latitude 54.2674 North, depth = 16.16 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.16 km (10 miles). Event id: us6000cc4z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020di8xhfw, us6000cc4z. Global time and date of event 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 01:56:05 / October 20, 2020 @ 1:56 am UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five hundred and eighty-five, in the last 10 days five hundred and eighty-six, in the past 30 days six hundred and four and in the last 365 days eight hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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