A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Pollard in Alabama. The temblor was picked up at 15:07:53 / 3:07 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -87.1914 West, latitude 31.0206 North, depth = 4 km. Unique identifier: us7000bh6x. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bh6x. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/20 / 2020-09-03 15:07:53 / September 3, 2020 @ 3:07 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saraland, Jackson, Ocean City (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from East Pensacola Heights (c. 54 100 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Pensacola (c. 51 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Navarre (c. 31 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Ferry Pass (c. 28 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Cantonment (c. 26 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Bellview (c. 23 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 1 km WSW of Pollard, Alabama.
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