A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 107 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (66 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.43 km (11 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020di886wh, us7000c86g. Id of event: us7000c86g. Exact location of event, depth 17.43 km, -159.7772° West, 54.4652° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 00:38:05 / October 20, 2020 @ 12:38 am. The temblor was detected at 00:38:05 / 12:38 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven hundred and thirty, in the last 10 days seven hundred and thirty-one, in the past 30 days seven hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days one thousand and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 107 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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