A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 98 km SSW of Amukta Island, Alaska (61 miles) on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 10:01:30 / 10:01 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/09/19 / 2019-09-20 21:01:30 / September 20, 2019 @ 9:01 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -171.8073° West, 51.6698° North. Id of earthquake: us70005qek. Event ids that are associated: ak019c3auntm, us70005qek.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 98 km SSW of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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