A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 96 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (60 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.698 West, latitude 54.6062 North, depth = 25.22 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.22 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/12/20 / 2020-12-03 18:05:00 / December 3, 2020 @ 6:05 pm. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:05:00 / 6:05 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020fjae6dt, us7000cpzi. Id of event: us7000cpzi.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-seven, in the last 10 days seventy-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 96 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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