A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 256 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (159 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 23:07:38 / August 19, 2020 @ 11:07 pm. Unique identifier: us6000bhgu. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bhgu. The temblor was picked up at 23:07:38 / 11:07 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.21 km (13 miles). Exact location of event, depth 21.21 km, -149.2554° West, 56.0103° North.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 256 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska.
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