A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 144 km ESE of Attu Station, Alaska (89 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 78.4 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:30:16 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/08/20 / 2020-08-22 11:30:16 / August 22, 2020 @ 11:30 am. Exact location, longitude 175.0391° East, latitude 52.2006° North, depth = 78.4 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020asu0ulw. Unique identifier: ak020asu0ulw.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 144 km ESE of Attu Station, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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