A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 142 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (88 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 20:51:23 / 8:51 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020fhoblw9, us7000cq0l. Id of event: us7000cq0l. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/12/20 / 2020-12-02 20:51:23 / December 2, 2020 @ 8:51 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.62 km (12 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -159.6457 West, latitude 54.1517 North, depth = 18.62 km.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 142 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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