A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 16 km N of Atka, Alaska (10 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 174.5 km (108 miles). Exact location of event, depth 174.5 km, -174.2228° West, 52.3431° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020apnlrt6. Unique identifier: ak020apnlrt6. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/08/20 / 2020-08-20 19:12:22 / August 20, 2020 @ 7:12 pm. The temblor was detected at 19:12:22 / 7:12 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km N of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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