A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 104 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (65 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.93 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:31:42 / 2:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 19.93 km, -159.7282° West, 54.5075° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 02:31:42 / October 20, 2020 @ 2:31 am. Id of earthquake: us7000c856. Event ids that are associated: ak020di9dnec, us7000c856.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six hundred and seventy-five, in the last 10 days six hundred and seventy-six, in the past 30 days six hundred and ninety-six and in the last 365 days one thousand and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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