A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 91 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (57 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 17.6 km (11 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak021z2ftb7. Id of event: ak021z2ftb7. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/01/21 / 2021-01-21 20:41:32 / January 21, 2021 @ 8:41 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 20:41:32 / 8:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.6536 West, latitude 54.6684 North, depth = 17.6 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days ninety and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 91 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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