A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 243 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (151 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.2 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 05:23:10 / August 10, 2020 @ 5:23 am. Exact location, longitude -149.6032° West, latitude 55.9954° North, depth = 10.2 km. Event id: ak020a8vyiei. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020a8vyiei. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:23:10 / 5:23 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 243 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska.
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