A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 104 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (65 miles) on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/10/20 / 2020-10-27 06:55:21 / October 27, 2020 @ 6:55 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.9857 West, latitude 54.4462 North, depth = 20.99 km. Id of earthquake: us7000ccbw. Event ids that are associated: ak020dtwnw4u, us7000ccbw. The temblor was picked up at 06:55:21 / 6:55 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.99 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eighty-seven, in the last 10 days eight hundred and seventy-one, in the past 30 days eight hundred and eighty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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