A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 16 km SE of Atka, Alaska (10 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -174.032 West, latitude 52.0934 North, depth = 187.11 km. Event id: us6000bhwi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020apnlrt6, us6000bhwi. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 187.11 km (116 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:12:21 / 7:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/08/20 / 2020-08-20 19:12:21 / August 20, 2020 @ 7:12 pm UTC/GMT.
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 two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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