A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 86 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (53 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -164.793 West, latitude 53.6228 North, depth = 23.4 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.4 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 20:02:34 / August 19, 2020 @ 8:02 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020ao0lopy. Id of event: ak020ao0lopy. The temblor was detected at 20:02:34 / 8:02 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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