A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000big0. Id of event: us6000big0. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 11:52:10 / August 17, 2020 @ 11:52 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.6893 East, latitude 51.5167 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 11:52:10 / 11:52 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska.
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