A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 248 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (154 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0205p7gxfz, us700099ea. Id of event: us700099ea. The temblor was detected at 22:11:31 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 08:11:31 / May 3, 2020 @ 8:11 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.3026 West, latitude 56.0865 North, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 248 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska.
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