A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 102 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska (63 miles) on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/08/20 / 2020-08-20 19:14:49 / August 20, 2020 @ 7:14 pm. Unique identifier: ak020apnm7ei. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020apnm7ei. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:14:49 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.2 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 41.2 km, -170.0395° West, 52.3486° North.
Each 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 three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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