A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Kodiak in Alaska. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/20 / 2020-03-05 19:05:50 / March 5, 2020 @ 7:05 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.3 km (19 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:05:50 / 10:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -152.4328° West, latitude 58.2217° North, depth = 31.3 km. Unique identifier: ak0202zt9z2u. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0202zt9z2u.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kodiak. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 miles) from Kodiak (c. 6 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 48 km N of Kodiak, Alaska.
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