A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 39 km S of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (24 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak0203hvoonc. Unique identifier: ak0203hvoonc. Exact location of earthquake, 179.5197° East, 51.5992° North, depth 71.7 km. The temblor was reported at 23:49:17 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/03/20 / 2020-03-16 11:49:17 / March 16, 2020 @ 11:49 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71.7 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 39 km S of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska.
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