A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 154 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (96 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.3288 West, latitude 50.9197 North, depth = 23.6 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 10:24:22 / August 16, 2020 @ 10:24 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020aiw61sv, us6000bfqy. Unique identifier: us6000bfqy. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:24:22 / 10:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.6 km (15 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 154 km SSE of Atka, Alaska.
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