A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 73 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska (45 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 20:32:25 / August 8, 2020 @ 8:32 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.5037 West, latitude 52.4045 North, depth = 24.8 km. Unique identifier: ak020a5tv9yy. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020a5tv9yy. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.8 km (15 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:32:25 / 8:32 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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