A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 94 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (58 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -159.7832° West, latitude 54.5984° North, depth = 20.61 km. Id of earthquake: us7000ccdl. Event ids that are associated: ak020du2xlj3, us7000ccdl. The temblor was picked up at 17:08:17 / 5:08 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.61 km (13 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/10/20 / 2020-10-27 17:08:17 / October 27, 2020 @ 5:08 pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-four, in the last 10 days seven hundred and ninety-four, in the past 30 days eight hundred and eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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