A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 91 km ESE of Sand Point, Alaska (57 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -159.2082 West, latitude 54.9773 North, depth = 7.2 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.2 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/21 / 2021-01-23 05:34:39 / January 23, 2021 @ 5:34 am. The temblor was reported at 05:34:39 / 5:34 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak021124jj2f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak021124jj2f.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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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. 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 ESE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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