A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 257 km SSE of King Cove, Alaska (160 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:42:56 / 10:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -160.5248° West, 53.0017° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 10:42:56 / August 16, 2020 @ 10:42 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak020aiwa11h, us7000bg07. Unique identifier: us7000bg07.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 257 km SSE of King Cove, Alaska.
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