A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 112 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (70 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 11:05:12 / October 20, 2020 @ 11:05 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020diekwln, us7000c863. Unique identifier: us7000c863. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:05:12 / 11:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -159.5732° West, latitude 54.4791° North, depth = 24.29 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.29 km (15 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven hundred and nine, in the last 10 days seven hundred and ten, in the past 30 days seven hundred and thirty and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 112 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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