A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 68 km SE of Unalaska, Alaska (42 miles). The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:24:16 / 11:24 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020akrfyb2, us7000bhpd. Id of event: us7000bhpd. Exact location of event, longitude -165.7726 West, latitude 53.4587 North, depth = 39.01 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 23:24:16 / August 17, 2020 @ 11:24 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.01 km (24 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 68 km SE of Unalaska, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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