A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 36 km ESE of Atka, Alaska (22 miles) on Thursday. Event id: ak020a2f4m7p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020a2f4m7p. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 76.3 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -173.7254° West, latitude 52.0521° North, depth = 76.3 km. The temblor was detected at 14:17:13 / 2:17 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/08/20 / 2020-08-06 14:17:13 / August 6, 2020 @ 2:17 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 36 km ESE of Atka, Alaska.
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