A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 135 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (84 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -159.831° West, latitude 54.1814° North, depth = 20.1 km. The temblor was reported at 09:24:47 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.1 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000c709. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dk11j72, us7000c709. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 09:24:47 / October 21, 2020 @ 9:24 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and one, in the last 10 days six hundred and ninety-five, in the past 30 days seven hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days nine hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 135 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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