A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 251 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (156 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0209yxnet3. Id of event: ak0209yxnet3. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.2196 West, latitude 56.1003 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 03:41:02 / August 4, 2020 @ 3:41 am UTC/GMT. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:41:02 / 3:41 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 251 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska.
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