A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 90 km SE of Cold Bay, Alaska (56 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:11:42 / 9:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67.3 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0201stxnog. Id of event: ak0201stxnog. Exact location of event, longitude -161.5834 West, latitude 54.6975 North, depth = 67.3 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 20:11:42 / February 8, 2020 @ 8:11 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 90 km SE of Cold Bay, Alaska.
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