A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 78 km WSW of Middleton Island, Alaska (48 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -147.6407 West, latitude 59.2314 North, depth = 13.2 km. The temblor was detected at 15:04:00 / 3:04 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.2 km (8 miles). Event id: ak0202cd0zsu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0202cd0zsu. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/02/20 / 2020-02-20 01:04:00 / February 20, 2020 @ 1:04 am.
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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 78 km WSW of Middleton Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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