A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 117 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (73 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:39:37 / 6:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.8341 West, latitude 54.3498 North, depth = 20.53 km. Id of earthquake: us6000crwb. Event ids that are associated: ak020edr0o2e, us6000crwb. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/11/20 / 2020-11-08 06:39:37 / November 8, 2020 @ 6:39 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.53 km (13 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-two, in the past 30 days nine hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 117 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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