A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 234 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (145 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 06:05:40 / 6:05 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000b9ba. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0209yz87vw, us6000b9ba. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 06:05:40 / August 4, 2020 @ 6:05 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -149.3655° West, 56.2372° North.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 234 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska.
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