A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 86 km SE of Atka, Alaska (53 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude -173.1704 West, latitude 51.7564 North, depth = 35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/09/20 / 2020-09-22 13:47:24 / September 22, 2020 @ 1:47 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak020c84z3cm, us6000bzs3. Unique identifier: us6000bzs3. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:47:24 / 1:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 86 km SE of Atka, Alaska.
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