A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 49 km S of Atka, Alaska (30 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -174.3158 West, latitude 51.7606 North, depth = 28.3 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.3 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/07/20 / 2020-07-30 20:50:42 / July 30, 2020 @ 8:50 pm. Id of earthquake: ak0209qy520t. Event ids that are associated: ak0209qy520t. The temblor was reported at 20:50:42 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 49 km S of Atka, Alaska.
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