A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 272 km ESE of Chiniak, Alaska (169 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.7 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:46:16 / 3:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -148.4695 West, latitude 56.3279 North, depth = 20.7 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02095d5gtg, us7000aqdd. Id of event: us7000aqdd. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/07/20 / 2020-07-17 15:46:16 / July 17, 2020 @ 3:46 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 272 km ESE of Chiniak, Alaska.
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