A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 92 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (57 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -159.8851 West, latitude 54.5805 North, depth = 6.6 km. Global time and date of event 30/12/20 / 2020-12-30 06:58:07 / December 30, 2020 @ 6:58 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020grr2q2t. Id of event: ak020grr2q2t. The temblor was detected at 06:58:07 / 6:58 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days ninety-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 92 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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