A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 105 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (65 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:02:10 / 12:02 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0206khv3ga, us70009mxa. Id of event: us70009mxa. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.4243 West, latitude 51.378 North, depth = 35 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/05/20 / 2020-05-22 00:02:10 / May 22, 2020 @ 12:02 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 105 km SSE of Atka, Alaska.
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