A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 280 km SE of Attu Station, Alaska (174 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:51:50 / 5:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 176.1946° East, latitude 51.1462° North, depth = 34.2 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 05:51:50 / August 15, 2020 @ 5:51 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bf3e. Unique identifier: us6000bf3e. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.2 km (21 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: 280 km SE of Attu Station, Alaska.
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