A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 96 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (60 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 9.4 km, -159.8965° West, 54.5374° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020e8rac97. Unique identifier: ak020e8rac97. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:51:39 / 4:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.4 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/11/20 / 2020-11-05 04:51:39 / November 5, 2020 @ 4:51 am.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-six, in the past 30 days eight hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 96 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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