A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 86 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (53 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:22:06 / 7:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 23.27 km, -160.1246° West, 54.5925° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020fuvup10, us7000cs1d. Id of event: us7000cs1d. Global time and date of event 10/12/20 / 2020-12-10 19:22:06 / December 10, 2020 @ 7:22 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 23.27 km (14 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 86 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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