A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 121 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (75 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -159.6495° West, latitude 54.3649° North, depth = 26.02 km. The temblor was detected at 04:37:25 / 4:37 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.02 km (16 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 04:37:25 / October 20, 2020 @ 4:37 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020diam55l, us7000c85j. Id of event: us7000c85j.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six hundred and twelve, in the last 10 days six hundred and thirteen, in the past 30 days six hundred and thirty-two and in the last 365 days nine hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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