A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 91 km SW of Anchor Point, Alaska (57 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -152.9119° West, 59.1611° North, depth 68.6 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/08/17 / 2017-08-20 19:53:51 / August 20, 2017 @ 7:53 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 68.6 km (43 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16588936, us2000a9zg. Id of event: ak16588936. The temblor was detected at 09:53:51 / 9:53 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 91 km SW of Anchor Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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