A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 200 km E of Atka, Alaska (124 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 17:48:13 / August 15, 2020 @ 5:48 pm. Exact location, longitude -171.32° West, latitude 51.9094° North, depth = 37.45 km. Event id: us6000bhqz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bhqz. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:48:13 / 5:48 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.45 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 200 km E of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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