A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 149 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (93 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/01/21 / 2021-01-07 06:22:57 / January 7, 2021 @ 6:22 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.57 km (12 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.6498 West, latitude 54.0888 North, depth = 19.57 km. Unique identifier: us6000d6hy. Ids that are associated to the event: ak021bogve1, us6000d6hy. The temblor was detected at 06:22:57 / 6:22 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-seven, in the last 10 days seventy-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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