A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 131 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (81 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -159.5369 West, latitude 54.2893 North, depth = 28.07 km. Global time and date of event 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 03:05:05 / October 21, 2020 @ 3:05 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.07 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:05:05 / 3:05 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000c6yj. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020djxcrki, us7000c6yj.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five hundred and ten, in the last 10 days seven hundred and sixteen, in the past 30 days seven hundred and thirty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 131 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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