A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 42 km WNW of Elfin Cove, Alaska (26 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:13:26 / 8:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -136.9863 West, latitude 58.3739 North, depth = 4.5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.5 km (3 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/08/20 / 2020-08-05 08:13:26 / August 5, 2020 @ 8:13 am. Id of earthquake: ak020a0nzyq5. Event ids that are associated: ak020a0nzyq5.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 42 km WNW of Elfin Cove, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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