A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 71 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska (44 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/02/20 / 2020-02-23 19:29:22 / February 23, 2020 @ 7:29 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 57.9 km (36 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:29:22 / 8:29 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0202hmi8p6. Id of event: ak0202hmi8p6. Exact location of event, depth 57.9 km, -165.3735° West, 53.5354° North.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 71 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska.
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