A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 121 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (75 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.16 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/12/20 / 2020-12-12 12:18:31 / December 12, 2020 @ 12:18 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -159.5069° West, 54.4097° North, depth 34.16 km. Id of earthquake: us7000cqmc. Event ids that are associated: ak020fy2qkax, us7000cqmc. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:18:31 / 12:18 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days ninety-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 121 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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