A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 38 km WSW of Atka, Alaska (24 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -174.7115° West, 52.0532° North, depth 82.12 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02055estuv, us60009dbm. Id of event: us60009dbm. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:10:21 / 1:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/04/20 / 2020-04-21 11:10:21 / April 21, 2020 @ 11:10 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 82.12 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 38 km WSW of Atka, Alaska.
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