A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 15 km NW of Atka, Alaska (9 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 06:02:20 / May 7, 2020 @ 6:02 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0205vsdid5, us70009e4g. Unique identifier: us70009e4g. Exact location, longitude -174.3764° West, latitude 52.2888° North, depth = 186.88 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 186.88 km (116 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:02:20 / 8:02 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 15 km NW of Atka, Alaska.
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