A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 80 km SSE of Shishmaref, Alaska (50 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/10/19 / 2019-10-20 13:03:39 / October 20, 2019 @ 1:03 pm. The temblor was detected at 04:03:39 / 4:03 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak019dgs81oj. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019dgs81oj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.4 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -165.4696 West, latitude 65.5737 North, depth = 7.4 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 80 km SSE of Shishmaref, Alaska.
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