A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 123 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (76 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0204vn2jxv. Id of event: ak0204vn2jxv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.7 km (9 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/04/20 / 2020-04-15 20:33:08 / April 15, 2020 @ 8:33 pm. Exact location of event, depth 14.7 km, -174.9231° West, 51.185° North. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:33:08 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 123 km SSW of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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