A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 172 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (107 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 04:19:08 / October 6, 2020 @ 4:19 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 34.8 km (22 miles). The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:19:08 / 4:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 34.8 km, -173.3093° West, 50.745° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020cv4z0hy. Unique identifier: ak020cv4z0hy.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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