A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 48 km NE of Galena, Alaska (30 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -156.2668 West, latitude 65.069 North, depth = 0.6 km. Global time and date of event 20/08/20 / 2020-08-20 10:56:55 / August 20, 2020 @ 10:56 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak020apiibgq. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bhm0, ak020apiibgq. The temblor was detected at 10:56:55 / 10:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.6 km (0 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 48 km NE of Galena, Alaska.
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