A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 81 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (50 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:11:17 / 6:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -159.6716° West, 54.7743° North, depth 25.96 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.96 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000de8v. Ids that are associated to the event: ak021z12hh6, us6000de8v. Global time and date of event 21/01/21 / 2021-01-21 18:11:17 / January 21, 2021 @ 6:11 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 81 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska.
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