A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 139 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (86 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.49 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 03:50:30 / October 20, 2020 @ 3:50 am. The temblor was detected at 03:50:30 / 3:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.5356 West, latitude 54.2142 North, depth = 21.49 km. Id of earthquake: us6000cc52. Event ids that are associated: ak020dia3a0a, us6000cc52.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 six hundred and two, in the last 10 days six hundred and two, in the past 30 days six hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days eight hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 139 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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