A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 222 km SSE of Chiniak, Alaska (138 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 07/08/20 / 2020-08-07 07:46:17 / August 7, 2020 @ 7:46 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 07:46:17 / 7:46 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10.3 km (6 miles). Event id: ak020a3yobs6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020a3yobs6. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.23 West, latitude 55.9602 North, depth = 10.3 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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