A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 130 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (81 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 20:31:39 / 8:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.86 km (14 miles). Exact location, longitude -175.0372° West, latitude 51.1454° North, depth = 22.86 km. Unique identifier: us70007tmn. Ids that are associated to the event: ak02020wlgxb, us70007tmn. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 08:31:39 / February 13, 2020 @ 8:31 am.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 eighteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 130 km SSW of Atka, Alaska.
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