A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 9 km S of Ivanof Bay, Alaska (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bhiu. Id of event: us7000bhiu. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/20 / 2020-09-03 23:18:43 / September 3, 2020 @ 11:18 pm. The temblor was detected at 23:18:43 / 11:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -159.4696° West, latitude 55.8189° North, depth = 82.9 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 82.9 km (52 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fifteen 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 9 km S of Ivanof Bay, Alaska.
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