A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 49 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (30 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude -179.7503° West, latitude 51.0719° North, depth = 13.7 km. Unique identifier: ak0202w6wned. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0202w6wned. The temblor was picked up at 12:08:33 / 12:08 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.7 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 00:08:33 / March 3, 2020 @ 12:08 am.
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 six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: 49 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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