A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 109 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (68 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25 km (16 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/12/20 / 2020-12-07 07:23:43 / December 7, 2020 @ 7:23 am. Exact location of event, longitude -159.5109 West, latitude 54.5356 North, depth = 25 km. Id of earthquake: ak020fpq3qq3. Event ids that are associated: ak020fpq3qq3. The temblor was detected at 07:23:43 / 7:23 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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