Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag was detected near Sand Point in Alaska


Earthquake location 54.5699S, -160.9725WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 90 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (56 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/07/20 / 2020-07-28 08:38:26 / July 28, 2020 @ 8:38 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000b576. Event ids that are associated: us6000b576. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -160.9725° West, 54.5699° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 08:38:26 / 8:38 am (local time epicenter).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days sixty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 90 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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