A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 13 km WSW of Atka, Alaska (8 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 169.8 km (106 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/07/19 / 2019-07-20 10:57:24 / July 20, 2019 @ 10:57 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak01998lbcyg. Id of event: ak01998lbcyg. Exact location of event, longitude -174.3881 West, latitude 52.1673 North, depth = 169.8 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:57:24 / 12:57 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 five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 13 km WSW of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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