A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 271 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (168 miles) on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 15:52:34 / February 15, 2020 @ 3:52 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.4 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -148.9224 West, latitude 56.2627 North, depth = 13.4 km. Event id: ak02024byor9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02024byor9. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:52:34 / 5:52 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 271 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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