A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 243 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (151 miles). Exact location, longitude -149.4503° West, latitude 56.0701° North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us6000bdp5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020acfznly, us6000bdp5. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:27:51 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/08/20 / 2020-08-12 20:27:51 / August 12, 2020 @ 8:27 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
Did you feel the quake?
Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 243 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.