A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 104 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (65 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -159.7481 West, latitude 54.5042 North, depth = 4.9 km. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:24:31 / 4:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/01/21 / 2021-01-02 16:24:31 / January 2, 2021 @ 4:24 pm. Unique identifier: ak0213kqub2. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0213kqub2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.9 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days eighty-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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.
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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: 104 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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