A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 73 km SW of Atka, Alaska (45 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/10/20 / 2020-10-03 02:33:44 / October 3, 2020 @ 2:33 am. Exact location of earthquake, -174.8511° West, 51.6734° North, depth 35 km. Event id: us6000c532. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c532. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:33:44 / 2:33 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 73 km SW of Atka, Alaska.
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