A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 130 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (81 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -159.6099° West, 54.2822° North, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/10/20 / 2020-10-27 12:34:03 / October 27, 2020 @ 12:34 pm. Event id: us7000ccca. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020du03yoc, us7000ccca. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:34:03 / 12:34 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seventy, in the last 10 days eight hundred and fifty-six, in the past 30 days eight hundred and seventy and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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