A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 120 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (75 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 22:29:19 / December 29, 2020 @ 10:29 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020gqcw487. Id of event: ak020gqcw487. Exact location, longitude -159.7136° West, latitude 54.3491° North, depth = 24.3 km. The temblor was reported at 22:29:19 / 10:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.3 km (15 miles).
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 nine, in the past 30 days seventy-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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