A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 116 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (72 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:07:57 / 9:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 21:07:57 / February 13, 2020 @ 9:07 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.0187 West, latitude 51.2803 North, depth = 16.2 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020214700b. Unique identifier: ak020214700b. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.2 km (10 miles).
Each 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 in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel it?
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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 116 km SSW of Atka, Alaska.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.