A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 54 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska (34 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.17 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/08/20 / 2020-08-20 16:04:27 / August 20, 2020 @ 4:04 pm. Exact location, longitude -168.1212° West, latitude 52.7395° North, depth = 46.17 km. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:04:27 / 4:04 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000bdm3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020aplrpq7, us7000bdm3.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen 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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