A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 74 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (46 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude -159.7121° West, latitude 54.8457° North, depth = 34.76 km. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:49:28 / 3:49 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/02/21 / 2021-02-01 15:49:28 / February 1, 2021 @ 3:49 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 34.76 km (22 miles). Unique identifier: us6000dfw4. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dfw4.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days eighty and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 74 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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