A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 110 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (68 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:38:04 / 2:38 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/12/20 / 2020-12-22 14:38:04 / December 22, 2020 @ 2:38 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.32 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000d5kj. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020genf4bx, us6000d5kj. Exact location, longitude -159.7481° West, latitude 54.4427° North, depth = 21.32 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 110 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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