A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 123 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (76 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/11/20 / 2020-11-15 17:31:02 / November 15, 2020 @ 5:31 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.7076 West, latitude 54.3267 North, depth = 19.61 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.61 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020epia2p0, us7000cm7h. Id of event: us7000cm7h. The temblor was picked up at 17:31:02 / 5:31 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-three, in the past 30 days one thousand and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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