A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 99 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (62 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -159.7372 West, latitude 54.5556 North, depth = 22.7 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/12/20 / 2020-12-21 13:06:08 / December 21, 2020 @ 1:06 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.7 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 13:06:08 / 1:06 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020gcz3hng. Id of event: ak020gcz3hng.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and eighty-four 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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