A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 87 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (54 miles). Unique identifier: ak0206e8ykcu. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0206e8ykcu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.3 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 10:26:52 / 10:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 22:26:52 / May 18, 2020 @ 10:26 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -173.5952° West, 51.5065° North, depth 23.3 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 87 km SSE of Atka, Alaska.
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