A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 213 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (132 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -149.9138 West, latitude 56.1966 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 04:54:49 / 4:54 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 04:54:49 / August 10, 2020 @ 4:54 am. Id of earthquake: us6000bbzq. Event ids that are associated: ak020a8vjynh, us6000bbzq.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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