A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 121 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (75 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.6 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 08:31:40 / February 13, 2020 @ 8:31 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak02020wlgxb. Unique identifier: ak02020wlgxb. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.051 West, latitude 51.2445 North, depth = 25.6 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:31:40 / 8:31 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 121 km SSW of Atka, Alaska.
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