A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 100 km SE of King Cove, Alaska (62 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.03 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 08:21:49 / 8:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/08/20 / 2020-08-07 08:21:49 / August 7, 2020 @ 8:21 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -161.1344° West, 54.4757° North, depth 12.03 km. Event id: us6000bjt1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020a3z4f8z, us6000bjt1.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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 fifty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 100 km SE of King Cove, Alaska.
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