A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 79 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska (49 miles) on Saturday. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:32:26 / 8:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.574 West, latitude 52.3641 North, depth = 45.22 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020a5tv9yy, us6000bb8n. Id of event: us6000bb8n. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 20:32:26 / August 8, 2020 @ 8:32 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 45.22 km (28 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 79 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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