A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 135 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (84 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.86 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 23/10/20 / 2020-10-23 15:30:02 / October 23, 2020 @ 3:30 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000canc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dnfq0gn, us7000canc. Exact location of event, longitude -159.6239 West, latitude 54.2278 North, depth = 24.86 km. The temblor was detected at 15:30:02 / 3:30 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fifteen, in the last 10 days eight hundred and fourty-one, in the past 30 days eight hundred and fifty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and seventeen 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 135 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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