A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 81 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (50 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.8661 West, latitude 54.703 North, depth = 2.5 km. Id of earthquake: ak020e8tf1g2. Event ids that are associated: ak020e8tf1g2. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.5 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 08:09:25 / 8:09 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/11/20 / 2020-11-05 08:09:25 / November 5, 2020 @ 8:09 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-nine, in the past 30 days eight hundred and seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 81 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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