A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 79 km N of Amukta Island, Alaska (49 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 223.95 km (139 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 10/03/20 / 2020-03-10 21:17:52 / March 10, 2020 @ 9:17 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02038485h0, us70008m8z. Id of event: us70008m8z. The temblor was picked up at 10:17:52 / 10:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -171.413° West, 53.1983° North, depth 223.95 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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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: 79 km N of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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