A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 102 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (63 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 07:24:38 / December 8, 2020 @ 7:24 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.33 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000cp95. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020frdnc15, us7000cp95. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:24:38 / 7:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 20.33 km, -159.7921° West, 54.5078° North.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days ninety-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 102 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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