A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 118 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (73 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.2 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak020210rb7r. Event ids that are associated: ak020210rb7r. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 15:30:49 / February 13, 2020 @ 3:30 pm. Exact location, longitude -175.0553° West, latitude 51.2727° North, depth = 23.2 km. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:30:49 / 3:30 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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