A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 136 km SSE of Cordova, Alaska (85 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 01:22:37 / August 16, 2020 @ 1:22 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020aiqsp8a. Unique identifier: ak020aiqsp8a. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.9775 West, latitude 59.3836 North, depth = 2.6 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.6 km (2 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:22:37 / 1:22 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three 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: 136 km SSE of Cordova, Alaska.
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