A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 156 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (97 miles) on Thursday. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:44:31 / 6:44 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/08/20 / 2020-08-13 06:44:31 / August 13, 2020 @ 6:44 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.6 km (11 miles). Exact location, longitude -163.7241° West, latitude 53.4244° North, depth = 17.6 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020advaj5g. Unique identifier: ak020advaj5g.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight 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 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 156 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska.
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