A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 246 km S of Savoonga, Alaska (153 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude -171.3674 West, latitude 61.5247 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/08/20 / 2020-08-11 18:38:04 / August 11, 2020 @ 6:38 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bct2. Id of event: us6000bct2. The temblor was detected at 18:38:04 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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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: 246 km S of Savoonga, Alaska.
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