A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 36 km NNW of Nikolai, Alaska (22 miles). Unique identifier: ak0209vpl1kj. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b8av, ak0209vpl1kj. The temblor was detected at 08:46:49 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -154.6944° West, latitude 63.3079° North, depth = 13.2 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 08:46:49 / August 2, 2020 @ 8:46 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.2 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 36 km NNW of Nikolai, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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