A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 125 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (78 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 13.45 km, -175.015° West, 51.1838° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 07:38:33 / February 13, 2020 @ 7:38 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.45 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02020w1isq, us70007uhj. Id of event: us70007uhj. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:38:33 / 7:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 125 km SSW of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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