A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 45 km SSE of Akhiok, Alaska (28 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.4 km (15 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/08/20 / 2020-08-11 08:20:29 / August 11, 2020 @ 8:20 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020aal9k1r. Unique identifier: ak020aal9k1r. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:20:29 / 8:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -153.8483 West, latitude 56.5788 North, depth = 24.4 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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