A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 170 km E of Atka, Alaska (106 miles). The temblor was reported at 13:25:38 / 1:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -171.7353° West, latitude 51.9854° North, depth = 36.2 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36.2 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/08/20 / 2020-08-30 13:25:38 / August 30, 2020 @ 1:25 pm. Unique identifier: ak020b63hgbj. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020b63hgbj.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eighteen 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 earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 170 km E of Atka, Alaska.
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