A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Kodiak in Alaska. Global time and date of event 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 07:27:17 / May 8, 2020 @ 7:27 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 22:27:17 / 10:27 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.4 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.7913 West, latitude 58.3878 North, depth = 34.4 km. Event id: ak0205xgnmmf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0205xgnmmf.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kodiak (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Kodiak (c. 6 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-six 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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