A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 105 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (65 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/10/20 / 2020-10-23 11:43:46 / October 23, 2020 @ 11:43 am. Exact location of event, longitude -159.6991 West, latitude 54.5081 North, depth = 21.7 km. Unique identifier: us7000ca3t. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020dndf5wz, us7000ca3t. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:43:46 / 11:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.7 km (13 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and two, in the last 10 days eight hundred and twenty-seven, in the past 30 days eight hundred and fourty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 105 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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