A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 61 km ESE of Atka, Alaska (38 miles). Id of earthquake: ak02067frnxr. Event ids that are associated: ak02067frnxr. Exact location of event, longitude -173.3593 West, latitude 51.994 North, depth = 71 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/05/20 / 2020-05-14 10:44:35 / May 14, 2020 @ 10:44 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 00:44:35 / 12:44 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-two 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.
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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. 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: 61 km ESE of Atka, Alaska.
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