A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 85 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (53 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.73 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 00:18:56 / October 20, 2020 @ 12:18 am UTC/GMT. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:18:56 / 12:18 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000c86d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020di840eh, us7000c86d. Exact location of event, depth 22.73 km, -159.795° West, 54.6852° North.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven hundred and fifty-one, in the last 10 days seven hundred and fifty-two, in the past 30 days seven hundred and seventy and in the last 365 days one thousand and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 85 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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