A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 101 km ENE of Atka, Alaska (63 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 225.8 km (140 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak02034nxn1v. Unique identifier: ak02034nxn1v. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/03/20 / 2020-03-08 12:41:08 / March 8, 2020 @ 12:41 pm. Exact location of event, depth 225.8 km, -172.7564° West, 52.4116° North. The temblor was detected at 02:41:08 / 2:41 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 101 km ENE of Atka, Alaska.
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