A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 117 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (73 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.66 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dniqje9, us7000cana. Id of event: us7000cana. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:36:31 / 8:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -159.6707 West, latitude 54.3973 North, depth = 14.66 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/10/20 / 2020-10-23 20:36:31 / October 23, 2020 @ 8:36 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and fifty, in the last 10 days seven hundred and eighty-one, in the past 30 days eight hundred and in the last 365 days one thousand and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 117 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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