A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 118 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (73 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 31.69 km, -159.5416° West, 54.4216° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.69 km (20 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:21:52 / 1:21 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000d3fu. Event ids that are associated: us6000d3fu. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 13:21:52 / December 27, 2020 @ 1:21 pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days seventy-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 118 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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