A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 222 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (138 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 13:54:08 / August 19, 2020 @ 1:54 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.263 West, latitude 56.4792 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us6000bh37. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020anwqqnx, us6000bh37. The temblor was detected at 13:54:08 / 1:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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