A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 61 km SSE of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (38 miles). Event id: ak0204ynifsc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0204ynifsc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.3 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 179.8045° East, 51.4149° North, depth 51.3 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:47:06 / 2:47 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/04/20 / 2020-04-17 02:47:06 / April 17, 2020 @ 2:47 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 61 km SSE of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska.
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