A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 108 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (67 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/07/20 / 2020-07-29 22:00:53 / July 29, 2020 @ 10:00 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -169.3454 West, latitude 52.0084 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us6000b98m. Event ids that are associated: ak0209pbhvzi, us6000b98m. The temblor was reported at 22:00:53 / 10:00 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 twelve, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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