A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 214 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska (133 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -171.2039 West, latitude 51.6414 North, depth = 35.21 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.21 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 21:18:25 / 9:18 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 21:18:25 / August 15, 2020 @ 9:18 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020ahf57sn, us6000bhr3. Id of event: us6000bhr3.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 214 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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