A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 253 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (157 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.5 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:44:05 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -149.2308° West, latitude 56.0665° North, depth = 11.5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0209yxo31r. Unique identifier: ak0209yxo31r. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 03:44:05 / August 4, 2020 @ 3:44 am.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 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 was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 253 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska.
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