A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 71 km ENE of Atka, Alaska (44 miles). Exact location, longitude -173.2328° West, latitude 52.4471° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 17:28:18 / 5:28 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/19 / 2019-10-20 05:28:18 / October 20, 2019 @ 5:28 am. Event id: us60006btf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019dgnlwsv, us60006btf.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 71 km ENE of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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