A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 124 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (77 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0204vmkl7f. Id of event: ak0204vmkl7f. Exact location of event, longitude -175.0028 West, latitude 51.1985 North, depth = 17.3 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/04/20 / 2020-04-15 19:49:08 / April 15, 2020 @ 7:49 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.3 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:49:08 / 7:49 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 four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 124 km SSW of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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