A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 93 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (58 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -159.6195 West, latitude 54.6612 North, depth = 35 km. Event id: us7000d1bc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak021vgjmy1, us7000d1bc. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/01/21 / 2021-01-19 02:24:17 / January 19, 2021 @ 2:24 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 02:24:17 / 2:24 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 two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 93 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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