A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 200 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (124 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:20:07 / 8:20 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -150.0058° West, latitude 56.3049° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/08/20 / 2020-08-06 08:20:07 / August 6, 2020 @ 8:20 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020a2bkvuq, us6000ba75. Id of event: us6000ba75.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 200 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska.
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