A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 76 km SW of Nanwalek, Alaska (47 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.9 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, depth 4.9 km, -153.0069° West, 58.9601° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/10/20 / 2020-10-02 03:22:33 / October 2, 2020 @ 3:22 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020coi8vgf. Unique identifier: ak020coi8vgf. The temblor was picked up at 03:22:33 / 3:22 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 eight and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 76 km SW of Nanwalek, Alaska.
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