A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 58 km SSW of Cantwell, Alaska (36 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -149.3733 West, latitude 62.9035 North, depth = 65.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.6 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak020ach4tiv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020ach4tiv. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/08/20 / 2020-08-12 22:19:58 / August 12, 2020 @ 10:19 pm. The temblor was reported at 22:19:58 / 10:19 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 58 km SSW of Cantwell, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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