A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 31 km NW of Atka, Alaska (19 miles). Unique identifier: us60009zu8. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0206atr4wz, us60009zu8. Exact location, longitude -174.5103° West, latitude 52.4097° North, depth = 211.46 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 15:33:00 / May 16, 2020 @ 3:33 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 211.46 km (131 miles). The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:33:00 / 3:33 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km NW of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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