A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 128 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (80 miles) on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 20:13:16 / 8:13 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 20.12 km (13 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/10/20 / 2020-10-23 20:13:16 / October 23, 2020 @ 8:13 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dnilkk4, us7000can8. Id of event: us7000can8. Exact location of event, longitude -159.5988 West, latitude 54.3015 North, depth = 20.12 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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 two hundred and fifty-one, in the last 10 days seven hundred and eighty, in the past 30 days seven hundred and ninety-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 128 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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