A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 164 km SE of Perryville, Alaska (102 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:03:02 / 3:03 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak020aiz0mb6. Event ids that are associated: us6000bfm6, ak020aiz0mb6. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.2 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -157.4289° West, latitude 54.8065° North, depth = 15.2 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 15:03:02 / August 16, 2020 @ 3:03 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days ninety-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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