A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 113 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (70 miles) on Saturday. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:08:10 / 12:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 12:08:10 / October 24, 2020 @ 12:08 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.11 km (12 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -159.7312 West, latitude 54.4151 North, depth = 20.11 km. Unique identifier: us7000c8jf. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020dp1cczt, us7000c8jf.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and thirty-seven, in the last 10 days eight hundred and twenty-six, in the past 30 days eight hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 113 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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