A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 24 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (15 miles). Exact location, longitude -169.0223° West, latitude 52.7418° North, depth = 68 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 68 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 17:57:33 / 5:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 17:57:33 / August 8, 2020 @ 5:57 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: ak020a5s8czn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020a5s8czn.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 24 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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