A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 136 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (85 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/12/20 / 2020-12-20 22:42:24 / December 20, 2020 @ 10:42 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020gbh4sw0, us7000cst5. Unique identifier: us7000cst5. The epicenter was at a depth of 22.97 km (14 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -158.9694° West, 54.4871° North, depth 22.97 km. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:42:24 / 10:42 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days ninety-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 136 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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