A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 106 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (66 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:57:56 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -159.8706 West, latitude 54.4515 North, depth = 8.42 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.42 km (5 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 03:57:56 / October 20, 2020 @ 3:57 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020dia4o5q, us7000c85g. Unique identifier: us7000c85g.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six hundred and seventy-two, in the last 10 days six hundred and seventy-three, in the past 30 days six hundred and ninety-two and in the last 365 days nine hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 106 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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