Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag has occurred near Sand Point in Alaska


Earthquake location 54.6823S, -161.0761WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 81 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (50 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -161.0761 West, latitude 54.6823 North, depth = 20.88 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/07/20 / 2020-07-30 11:46:15 / July 30, 2020 @ 11:46 am. Event id: us6000b6r2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b6r2. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:46:15 / 11:46 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.88 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface.

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 sixty-eight, in the past 30 days seventy-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 81 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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